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.

If you have any information or footage in relation to this incident, you can police know by submitting a report at www.essex.police.uk/digital101 or by using the online Live Chat service available Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays) between 10am-9pm.

Alternatively, you can call 101.

If you would like to make an anonymous report, you can contact independent charity on Twitter at @CrimestoppersUK, by visiting their website or by calling 0800 555 111.

Please use this link to send information to the investigating team: https://mipp.police.uk/operation/4201020124Q88-PO2

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