Man aged 52 denies the rape and murder of Northampton woman India Chipchase

The man charged with the rape and murder of India Chipchase has denied the charges.

Friday, 27th May 2016, 10:58 am
Updated Friday, 27th May 2016, 2:38 pm
India Chipchase

Edward Tenniswood, a bookkeeper of Stanley Road, St James, appeared via videolink at Northampton Crown Court today (Friday) and entered pleas of not guilty to two separate charges of rape and murder allegedly committed sometime between Friday, January 29 and Monday,February 1.

India, from Wootton, a 20-year-old barmaid at the Collingtree pub, was last seen alive outside the NB’s nightclub in Bridge Street, Northampton, in the early hours of Saturday, January 30.

Tenniswood was remanded in custody and a trial is set to take place on July 18.

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Edward Tenniswood as he appeared on the videolink screen at Northampton Crown Court today.
Floral tributes were left at Stanley Road
Edward Tenniswood as he appeared on the videolink screen at Northampton Crown Court today.
Floral tributes were left at Stanley Road