Becky Watts’ step-brother is charged with her murder

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The step-brother of St George teenager Becky Watts has today been charged with her murder.

Nathan Matthews, 28, of Cotton Mill Lane, Barton Hill, remains in custody and is due before Bristol Magistrates’ Court tomorrow at 10am.

Shauna Hoare, 21, also known by the surname of Phillips, and also from Cotton Mill Lane, has been charged with intending to pervert the course of justice. She is also in custody and will appear in court in the morning.

Four men – aged 29, 29, 23 and 23 – and a woman, also aged 23, who were arrested on Monday on suspicion of assisting an offender, remain in police custody.

A warrant of further detention was granted for these suspects at hearing earlier today.

Police searching for missing Becky discovered body parts at a house in Barton Hill on Monday night.