Three Charged Over Woods Death

5 October 2011, 12:15 | Updated: 5 October 2011, 12:21

Two men and a woman have been charged over the murder of a 70 year old London Colney man found dead in woods.

The body of Daniel Spires (right) was found by a passer-by near Brookmans Park at 1.45pm on Saturday 24 September 2011.  Police said it was possible the remains had been at Brookmans Park for several months.

Detectives from the Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Major Crime Unit have charged Daniel Davies, aged 23, from Alma Road in St Albans and Troy Shuldt, aged 19, of no fixed abode, with murder.

Samantha Smith, aged 21, from Alma Road in St Albans, is charged with conspiracy to murder.

All three were due at Hatfield Remand Court on Wednesday 5 October.