Monday, July 9, 2012

David Hilder Charged with Southsea Beach Torso Murder

A 46-year-old has been charged with the murder of a man whose torso was found wrapped in a bin liner on a popular tourist beach.

David Hilder, of Richmond Road, Southsea, Portsmouth, was charged by Hampshire police in connection with the death of 30-year-old David Guy.

The body of Mr Guy, who was of no fixed address but lived in Southsea, was found without its head, arms or legs on a beach in the city by a group of foreign students on July 3.

Hilder, who was charged following consultation between Hampshire police and the Crown Prosecution Service, is due to appear at Portsmouth Magistrates' Court on Tuesday morning and will remain in custody until then. Read More