A man has been charged in connection to a murder investigation in Thatcham.

On Thursday, April 1, a woman in her 40s died in Crookham Hill, Crookham Common at around 11.45pm.

Thames Valley Police launched a murder investigation after the woman died from her injuries.

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A number of roads including Pipers Way, Station Road, Crookham Hill and Bury Banks Road were closed off as part of the murder probe.

Christopher Minards, 35 of Station Road, Thatcham, was charged last night with one count of murder and one count of being in possession of a bladed article in a public place.

Minards has been remanded and is due to appear at Reading Magistrates Court on Monday, April 5.