A WOMAN has been charged with murder following the death of a man in Andover.

The body of Stuart Maxwell Crocker, 62, of New Street in Andover was found just before midday on Wednesday, June 28.

Winter Swan-Miller, 36, of New Street in Andover, has been charged with his murder and remanded in custody.

On Monday, July 3, Stuart’s family released a photograph and said "as a family, we are shocked and saddened to hear of Stuart’s death.

Swan-Miller is due to appear before Basingstoke Magistrates' Court on Tuesday, July 4.

The family said: “He lived his life the way he wanted to, and no one had the right to take that away from him. May he rest in peace.”

Police said that his family continues to be supported by specialist officers.

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Detective chief inspector Rod Kenny said: “We understand Stuart’s death will come as a shock to the community and those that knew him.

“If you knew Stuart and believe you have information that may assist the enquiry, we would encourage you to come forward and share that information.

“We continue to appeal to the wider public for any information that may be relevant to our investigation.”

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 with reference Op Brier. You can also submit information online via police portal - Public Portal (mipp.police.uk).

A 43-year-old man from Aldridge was also arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender.

He has been released on police bail, pending further enquiries.