Partner Charged With Murder Of Missing Children’s Writer

The partner of children’s author Helen Bailey has been charged with her murder after human remains were found at her home in Hertfordshire.1authorIan Stewart, 55, of Baldock Road, Royston, has also been charged with perverting the course of justice and preventing lawful burial in April.

A post-mortem examination is due to take place on Monday. Searches at the 51-year-old’s home in Royston continue.
Mr Stewart will appear before Hatfield Remand Court later.

Northumberland-born Ms Bailey created the Electra Brown series for teenagers and also wrote a blog called Planet Grief after her husband of 22 years drowned on holiday in Barbados in 2011.  She was last seen walking her dog near her home on 11 April.