Man charged with Needham Lake murder

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POLICE have charged a man with the murder of Ruth Jacobs whose body was found in Needham Lake earelier this year.

A 59-year-old man from Ipswich, was arrested this morning and taken to Ipswich Police Station where he was charged with the murder of Mrs Jacobs.

The body of the 60-year-old was found in the lake at Needham Market on the morning of Sunday 20th February 2011. A post mortem examination found that she died from drowning.

Stephen Jacobs of Spinner Close, Ipswich, is due to to appear before South East Suffolk Magistrates Court this afternoon.