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Police charge man with Tia murder

Police have charged Stuart Hazell, the partner of Tia Sharp's grandmother Christine, with the 12-year-old's murder, following her disappearance a week ago.

Tia Sharp was last seen at Mrs Sharp's house, in New Addington, Croydon, on 3 August and on Friday police found a body at the house.

Mrs Sharp was also arrested on suspicion of murder but has now been released on bail, while Mr Hazell will face magistrates on Monday.

Daniel Boettcher reports.

  • 12 Aug 2012
  • From the section UK