Shropshire

Murder charge over woman found dead in Wellington flat

Murder scene
Image caption Davinia Loynton's body was found in a flat on St John's Street, Wellington, on Monday

A man has appeared in court charged with murder after a woman was found dead in Wellington, Shropshire.

Kevin Hyden, 34, of Glebe Street in Wellington, is accused of murdering Davinia Loynton.

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Image caption Davinia Loynton worked at Serchem Ltd in Telford

The body of the 59-year-old victim was found in a flat on St John's Street on Monday afternoon.

Mr Hyden appeared before Telford Magistrates' Court and was remanded in custody to appear before Stafford Crown Court on Monday.

Four men and two women who were questioned by police have been released on bail.

A 77-year-old man from Telford, arrested on Thursday on suspicion of assisting an offender and attempting to pervert the course of justice, has also been released on police bail.

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