Man remanded in custody after death of Basildon mother of four

A man has appeared before magistrates charged with threats to kill and controlling or coercive behaviour following the death of a woman who had been found unconscious in Basildon.

Police received notification of a woman aged in her thirties who had been admitted to a London hospital in a life-threatening condition on Sunday March 10 after she was found at an address in Elsenham Crescent.

The woman, who has now been named as 39-year-old Charlotte Randall, died on Thursday March 14.

In a statement her family said: “Our beloved, kind-hearted and caring Charlotte leaves an irreplaceable hole in our lives.

“She was the most incredible mother to her four beautiful children and lit up the lives of everyone who had the blessing of knowing her.

“We will forever feel her absence.”

Joshua Robinson, 32, of no fixed abode, appeared at Chelmsford Magistrates Court today, Monday March 18, and has been remanded in custody ahead of a hearing at Basildon Crown Court on April 15.

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