Man charged with murder of missing student

A man has been charged with murder in connection with the disappearance of Hertfordshire University student Joy Morgan.

Ajibola Shogbamimu, 40, of Fordwych Road, London, will appear at Hatfield Remand Court on Thursday, Hertfordshire Constabulary said.

Joy, who would have turned 21 earlier this month, was last seen in Ilford, east London, on Boxing Day at a Christmas celebration at her church.

The University of Hertfordshire student made WhatsApp contact with people on her course the following day and was reported missing on February 7.

Joy is described as slim, around 5ft 5in, with Afro hair she regularly covers with a scarf, and glasses.

She has links to Ilford, Battersea, Cricklewood, Stevenage and Luton.