Woman named in Charnwood murder investigation
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A woman whose body was found in Charnwood yesterday (Sunday 8 August) has been named by detectives.
Police were called to Charley Road, near Woodhouse Eaves, in the early hours of yesterday morning where they found 23-year-old Megan Newborough.
Megan, who is from Nuneaton, had been reported missing to Warwickshire Police on Saturday afternoon. Following enquiries led by Warwickshire Police, a search to find her then took place in Leicestershire.
Further investigative work by officers led to a 29-year-old man from Coalville being arrested on suspicion of Megan’s murder. He was further arrested on suspicion of rape.
Megan’s family have asked that their privacy is respected at this time.
In a statement, they said: “There are no words to describe how much we as a family are completely heartbroken and devastated.
“Megan was the most generous, loving and caring person and we have been robbed of our treasured daughter. We are grateful for the support we have received so far but ask that we are allowed to grieve in peace.”