Thatcham man appears in Reading Magistrates' Court charged with murder
A Thatcham man charged with murdering a woman in Crookham Hill has appeared in court.
Christopher Minards, aged 35, of Station Road, appeared at Reading Magistrates' Court yesterday (Monday), charged with murdering a woman in her 40s on Thursday.
The court heard that his victim was mother-of-two Emma McArthur, 43.
Minards was also charged with one count of being in possession of a bladed article in a public place.
He will appear at Reading Crown Court today.