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Murder victim named as arrests made

Murder victim named as arrests made

A woman who was found dead in her home has been named locally as Clair Armstrong.

Police were called to Elm Way, Messingham at 12:40 am on Sunday 6 November after reports of a concern for safety.

Sadly upon arrival police discovered that Clair had sustained fatal injuries.

Her family are being supported by specially trained officer and have asked for privacy.

A man has also now been arrest for Clair’s murder after an investigation was launched.

Ashley Kemp, aged 54, of Robinson Grove, Hibaldstow has been charged with murder and will appear at Grimsby Magistrates Court today.

Humberside Police said: “A woman who was found deceased at a property in Messingham at the weekend has been identified as 50-year-old Clair Armstrong.

“Police were called to reports of a concern for safety at a property on Elm Way, at around 12:40am on Sunday 6 November.

“Upon attending, it was sadly discovered Clair had sustained fatal injuries.

“Ashley Kemp, aged 54, of Robinson Grove, Hibaldstow has been charged with her murder.

“He has been remanded into custody to appear at Grimsby Magistrates Court today (Tuesday 8 November).

“Clair’s family are being supported by specially trained officers and have asked for their privacy at this time.”

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