Essex

Murder charge after woman found in Maldon street

The scene of the murder
Image caption The victim was pronounced dead at the scene, in Maldon

A 25-year-old man has been charged with murdering a woman who was found lying in a road with "significant injuries".

Amina Begun was found by police in Fambridge Close, Maldon, Essex, shortly after 14:00 GMT on Thursday. She was declared dead at the scene.

Javid Ahmed, 25, of Fambridge Close, Maldon, was charged on Friday night.

He appeared before magistrates in Chelmsford, where he was remanded in custody to appear before the city's crown court on Tuesday.

Image caption Police were called to Fambridge Close in Maldon shortly before 14:00 GMT following reports of a disturbance

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