A MAN has appeared in court this morning charged with the murder of a 51-year-old woman.

Skye Page, 37, of Dunkirk Road, Burnham appeared before judge Charles Gratwicke at Chelmsford Crown Court this morning.

Dressed in a red prison jumper, Page appeared by video link. 

He was charged with the murder of Carolyn Hill. 

Page was arrested after an incident alleged to have happened at 10.45am on Monday April 17 at an address on St Lawrence Holiday Park on, Main Road, St Lawrence.

A 51-year-old woman suffered serious injuries and sadly, despite the best efforts of paramedics, died at the scene.

Page was remanded in custody to appear before Chelmsford Crown Court for a plea and trial preparation hearing on June 29.