Telford man to appear in court on murder charge

By Lisa O'Brien | Telford | Crime | Published: | Last Updated:

A man from Telford is due to appear at Norwich Crown Court today charged with the murder of a woman.

Police officers were called to an address in Highfields, New Costessey, Norwich, shortly before 11pm on Saturday to reports that a woman had been found dead.

Cornelius Van Der Ploeg, 63, of Oxmoor Avenue, Hadley, Telford, appeared at Norwich Magistrates Court via a video link today.

He is charged with the murder of Cherith Van Der Ploeg, 60.

No plea was taken.

He was remanded into custody and is expected to appear at Norwich Crown Court tomorrow.

A Home Office post mortem examination was carried out today.

Lisa O'Brien

By Lisa O'Brien
Senior Reporter - @lisaobrien_Star

Senior reporter based at Shropshire Star's head office in Ketley. Covering the Telford area.

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