Murder Charge After Woman Found In Lake

A man's due to appear in court this afternoon after being charged with murder

This morning, Suffolk Police arrested a 59-year-old man from Ipswich who was then conveyed to Ipswich Police Station where he was charged with the murder of Ruth Jacobs.

The body of 60-year-old Mrs Jacobs was found in Needham Lake on the morning of Sunday 20th February 2011. A post mortem examination found that she died from drowning.

Stephen Jacobs from Spinner Close in Ipswich has been detained by police to appear before South East Suffolk Magistrates Court this afternoon.