Suffolk

Man from Ipswich extradited over girlfriend's death

  • 3 September 2010
  • From the section Suffolk

A British man wanted in Spain on suspicion of murdering his girlfriend is to be extradited.

Christopher Chittock, 36, of Ipswich, Suffolk, was detained on a European arrest warrant last month on suspicion of killing Sarah Shields.

The body of the 23-year-old from Ipswich was found in Gran Canaria on 7 July. She was reported missing after failing to return from holiday.

The extradition was ordered at the City of Westminster Magistrates' Court.

It was ordered by Deputy Chief Magistrate Daphne Wickham.

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