Man appears in court charged with murdering two women

A 20-year-old man has appeared at Chesterfield magistrates' court today, Tuesday, March 1, charged with the murders of two women.

Tuesday, 1st March 2016, 10:47 am
Updated Tuesday, 1st March 2016, 11:51 am

Christopher Whelan, of Dransfield Road, Sheffield, is accused of allegedly murdering Rose Hill and Julie Hill, on Thursday, February 25.

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The bodies of both women were discovered at a house, on Station Road, Shirebrook, on Friday, February 26, after police and paramedics were called.

The accused’s case was committed to Nottingham Crown Court for a further hearing tomorrow, Wednesday, March 2.

Whelan was further remanded in custody.