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Murder Investigation - Barham - 3rd May 2020

The Joint Norfolk and Suffolk Major Investigation Team are conducting a murder investigation following the death of a female in her 40’s after an incident at an address in Barham, Suffolk.

Details of Incident

A 51 year old man has been charged with murder following an incident in Barham

Police were called shortly before 4.45am, Sunday 3rd May 2020, to reports a woman had been shot within a property.

On arrival at the premises, officers discovered a woman inside, aged in her 40's, who had suffered serious injuries.

She was transported to Ipswich Hospital via ambulance in a critical condition, where she sadly died a short time later.

A man was arrested and taken to Bury St Edmunds Police Investigation Centre, where he was questioned.

Peter Hartshorne-Jones, aged 51, of The Green, Barham, has subsequently been charged with murder.

He is due to appear before Ipswich Magistrates Court today 5th May 2020.

Detectives are requesting anyone with information about this incident to come forward.

Contact Information

If you would prefer to speak to someone please call 101 and ask for Suffolk Police quoting 'Op Bramley'

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