Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Southampton man appears in court charged with murder

A man has appeared in court charged with the murder of a woman whose body was found in a Southampton apartment block.

Anita Bawtree, 34, was found with stab wounds in Napier House, Paynes Road, in the early hours of Tuesday.

Steven John Waters, 54, of Napier House, Paynes Road, appeared before Southampton Magistrates' Court earlier.

He was remanded in custody and is due to appear at Winchester Crown Court on 27 April.

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