Ian Meakin, 49, charged with murder in Ilkeston

Critchley Street flats Angela Ward was found with fatal injuries at the flat in Ilkeston

A man has been charged with the murder of a 27-year-old woman at a complex of flats in Ilkeston.

Angela Ward died in hospital after police found her injured when they were called to the flats in Critchley Street at 21:00 BST on Sunday.

Ian Meakin, of Critchley Street, appeared at Southern Derbyshire Magistrates' Court, where his case was committed to crown court.

The 49-year-old is due to appear at Nottingham Crown Court on Wednesday.

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