Man accused of 1966 Yolande Waddington murder in Berkshire

Yolande Waddington Yolande Waddington was found dead in Beenham in 1966

A 64-year-old man has been charged with the murder of a teenager in Berkshire 45 years ago.

Yolande Waddington, 17, was found dead in the village of Beenham in October 1966.

David Burgess, formally of Beenham, was arrested by officers from Thames Valley Police's major crime review team on Tuesday.

Mr Burgess has been remanded in custody to appear before Newbury magistrates on 22 November.

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