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Man charged with murder

Posted on 6th May 2014

Police officers investigating the death of a 27-year-old woman in Ilkeston on Sunday have charged a man with her murder.

Ian Meakin (49) of Critchley Street in Ilkeston is due to appear at Southern Derbyshire Magistrates’ Court this morning (Tuesday May 6).

Police were called to a small complex of flats on Critchley Street at 9pm on Sunday May 4 where the woman had been injured.  She was taken to hospital and died a short time later.

Officers are not releasing the name of the woman because she has not yet been formally identified.

Anyone who has information that would help the police investigation should ring the police on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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