Ex-husband, 29, of ‘beautiful’ mother-of-four, 27, appears in court charged with her murder
The ex-husband of a popular mother-of-four appeared in court today accused of her murder at his home.
Russell Marsh, 29, of Shotton, North Wales, was remanded in custody by a special court in Mold, Flintshire.
He is accused of killing Jade Marsh, also known as Jade Ward, 27, last week.
Marsh, represented by solicitor Nick Cross, spoke only to confirm his name, address and date of birth during a hearing which lasted a minute.
He was dressed in a grey sweatshirt and tracksuit bottoms in the dock and accompanied by a security guard.
Jade Ward, 27, was found dead at a property on Chevrons Road in Shotton, Flintshire, following reports of ‘an incident’ on Thursday morning. Ex-husband Russell Marsh, 29, on Monday appeared in court after being charged with her murder
Marsh, represented by solicitor Nick Cross, spoke only to confirm his name, address and date of birth during a hearing which lasted a minute. Above: The scene last week outside the home where Ms Marsh was found dead
The magistrates’ chairwoman said he would appear at Mold crown court on Wednesday.
The prosecution was represented by solicitor Adam Warner. Details of the case weren’t outlined.
Scores of floral tributes, balloons, photographs, written messages, candles and teddies have been left on the pavement yards from the semi-detached home at where the CoOp worker was found dead on Thursday morning.
Scores of floral tributes, balloons, photographs, written messages, candles and teddies were left on the pavement yards from the semi where Co-op worker Jade Ward, 27, was found dead on Thursday morning
Detective chief inspector Jon Salisbury-Jones of North Wales police said: ‘I would like to thank the local community for all the valuable assistance they have provided.’
Zack Robinson, Ms Marsh’s cousin, said after news of her death emerged: ‘It’s a piece of everybody in the community who has gone. It will never be the same without her.’
Ms Marsh’s close friend Taylor Wesley has now set up a GoFundMe page which has already raised more than for her children.
Detective Chief Inspector Jonathan Salisbury-Jones said: ‘We would like to reassure the public that there is no ongoing threat to the wider community’. Above: The scene last week
Ms Wesley said: ‘She had four beautiful boys. It’s very, very tragic. We were best mates.
‘She was my soul sister. We used to go on day trips. There was never a day we didn’t see each other.
She had four kids and I have four as well.
‘She was a much-loved member of the community, a devoted mother who lived and breathed for her children and worked part-time.
‘There’s a feeling of total shock in the local area.’