Solicitor charged with murder of Ashtead social worker

Solicitor charged with murder of Ashtead social worker

Solicitor charged with murder of Ashtead social worker

Solicitor charged with murder of Ashtead social worker

First published in Crime

A 33-year-old solicitor has been charged with the murder of a social worker in Ashtead.

Richard Davies Jones, a solicitor from Woodfield Lane, Lower Ashtead, was charged in the early hours of this morning with the murder of 31-year-old Laura Grace Emily Davies Jones, a social worker from the same address.

Officers were called to the house shortly before 2pm on December 1, where Mrs Davies Jones was found with life-threatening injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene at around 2.30pm.

A post mortem examination found the cause of death to be a stab wound to the throat.

Mr Davies Jones will appear at Guildford Magistrates Court today (December 13).

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