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Update: Pair charged in connection with Chantry Park death are remanded in custody

15:31 19 November 2012

Police closed Chantry Park in Ipswich after a body was found.

Police closed Chantry Park in Ipswich after a body was found.


A MAN and a woman have been remanded in custody after appearing in court charged with the murder of Christopher Thompson.

The body of Mr Thompson, 35, was found in Chantry Park, Ipswich, on Thursday morning.

Christopher Wilson, 33, and Deanna Stanton, 26, both of no fixed abode, have been charged with the murder of the former Chantry High School pupil.

The pair appeared at South East Suffolk Magistrates’ Court, in Elm Street, Ipswich, this morning where they were remanded in custody ahead of a bail hearing at Ipswich Crown Court this afternoon.

They were then remanded at the crown court until their next appearance on February 8, 2013.


Firefighters in Ipswich were called to tackle a fire that had broken out across three garages in Richmond Road this afternoon.

Two speeding motorists who admitted driving at 130mph in Suffolk have been disqualified from driving.

Suffolk police officers are attempting to trace a group seen talking to Corrie McKeague at a pizza takeaway on the night of his disappearance.

Traffic delays on the A14 near the Orwell Bridge in Ipswich have been caused by a crash involving a lorry and a car.

An Ipswich man has been charged with being in possession of a flare during the derby game with Norwich at Portman Road in August.

A video of the last ever sighting of Corrie McKeague has been released, as four weeks pass with no new leads.

An abandoned van has been seized by police searching for missing RAF Honington serviceman Corrie McKeague, aged 23.

British Gas has been forced to backtrack after repeatedly billing a 91-year-old great-grandmother for hundreds of pounds more than she owed.

A four-month-old baby was snatched from his mother’s arms by the family dog and mauled to death, an inquest has heard.

A man in his 30s is in hospital with serious injuries after a crash Stowmarket last night.

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