Northants Police Officer Charged With Murder

28 March 2015, 10:25 | Updated: 28 March 2015, 10:52

A serving Northants Police officer has been charged with the murder of his wife.

It follows the death of a 49-year-old woman at Wootton Hall Park in Northampton on Thursday, 26 March.

Otis Goldsmith, aged 49, is due to appear at Corby Magistrates' Court this morning.

A forensic post mortem examination of the victim took place yesterday at Leicester Royal Infirmary when the cause of death was confirmed as head injury.

Goldsmith has got 28 years' service with the force.

Officers from nearby forces are working on the case, which has been referred to the police watchdog.