Man charged with murder in Brean

Avon & Somerset Police have confirmed that they have charged a 70-year-old man following the death of a woman in Brean on Wednesday. Simon Steeves, of Weston Road, has been charged with murder. He will next appear at Taunton Magistrates’ Court today (Friday 27 October).

The charge relates to an incident in the holiday park on Wednesday 25 October. Officers were called to a property in Diamond Meadow Lodge Park. They were following up on a report that a woman at the property had suffered a serious injury. A 59-year-old woman in Diamond Meadow Lodge Park subsequently died there at 5.20pm.

Major Crime Investigation Team (MCIT) Detective Inspector Neil Meade said:Ā “Formal identification has yet to take place, however we believe the deceased to be Denise Steeves. Her family has been fully updated on this development and our continued thoughts are with them as they come to terms with what has happened.”

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