Riddings man in court over murder of Somercotes woman Jade Riley-Ward

Somercotes murder victim Jade Riley Ward
Somercotes murder victim Jade Riley Ward

A RIDDINGS man has appeared in court today (Wednesday) charged with the murder of a 30-year-old Somercotes woman.

Cornelius Leonard Brown (22) appeared before magistrates at Chesterfield accused of murdering Jade Riley-Ward.

She died at her home on Burke Drive, Somercotes, on Saturday from multiple stab wounds.

Brown, of Greenhill Lane, Riddings, was remanded in custody until tomorrow (Thursday) when he will appear before Nottingham Crown Court.