Husband charged with Needham Lake murder

Detectives investigating the death of a woman found in a lake in Suffolk have charged her husband with her murder.

The body of Ruth Jacobs, from Ipswich, was discovered in the lake near Coddenham Road, Needham Market, on 20 February.

A post-mortem examination showed she had drowned.

Stephen Jacobs, 59, of Spinner Close in Ipswich, has been charged with her murder and will appear before South East Suffolk Magistrates' Court later.

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