Man charged with 1981 murder – Windsor
Wednesday 28 November 2012, 5:48pm
Thames Valley Police, on advice from the Thames and Chiltern Crown Prosecution Service, has today charged a 65-year-old man with the murder of a 17-year-old girl in 1981.
Colin Frederick Campbell, formerly of the West London area, has been charged with the murder of Claire Woolterton.
Claire’s body was found by a member of the public on a towpath alongside Barry Avenue in Windsor, at just after 6am on Friday 28 August 1981. She had been stabbed and strangled.
Campbell will be appearing at Slough Magistrates' Court on Tuesday 4 December.
The charge follows a re-investigation of the case by Thames Valley Police’s Major Crime Review Team.