Man charged with murder of Cannock woman who died between Christmas and New Year
A man has been charged with murder after a woman died between Christmas and New Year.
Lucy Clews died after police were called to Bath Road in West Chadsmoor, near Cannock, on December 29 last year after receiving reports of concerns over a woman's welfare.
The 39-year-old was pronounced dead by paramedics a short time later as the area was cordoned off.
Thomas Grant, of no-fixed-address, was charged with murder on Monday and appeared at the North Staffordshire Justice Centre on Tuesday.
The 26-year-old was remanded in custody ahead of a further court appearance due at Stafford Crown Court on Wednesday.
Meanwhile officers have urged people not to speculate over the case on social media amid concerns of prejudicing legal proceedings.