Man charged with rape and murder of Kayleigh Haywood, 15


A man has been charged with the rape and murder of teenager Kayleigh Haywood whose body was found by police yesterday, five days after she went missing.

Stephen Beadman, 28, was charged by Leicestershire Police with murder and one count of rape.

A second man, Luke Harlow, 27, is accused of grooming and two counts of sexual activity with a child.

The pair, both from George Avenue in the village of Ibstock, Leicestershire, are in custody and will appear at Leicester Magistrates' Court tomorrow.

Kayleigh, 15, from Measham in the county, was last seen by her family at around 6pm last Friday when she was dropped off outside Ibstock Community College, in the village.