eter Alexander Charles Plant, aged 47 of Furlong Road, Tunstall will appear at North Staffordshire Justice Centre on Monday morning after detectives from Staffordshire Police CID charged him with murder this evening.
Plant was arrested in Tunstall High Street on Monday morning by police responding to the discovery of a woman’s body in a flat in Furlong Road.
The woman who died has now been named as 38-year-old Lindsay Michelle Hughes. Specially trained family liaison officers are working to support her family at this very difficult time.
The family of Lindsay (who have asked that their names are not used) said “Lindsay was a beautiful daughter, her children loved her and we as her family were not able to say goodbye. All we ask is that we are allowed to mourn our loss in peace.”
A Home Office post-mortem has taken place today which confirmed that the cause of death was blunt-force trauma to her face, head and torso with compression of the neck.
Plant will remain in...
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