Man appears in court charged with murder

A 47-year-old Hartlepool man has appeared in court charged with the murder of town mum Christine Henderson.

Graham Barry Gibson, 47, of Kent Avenue, appeared at Teesside Magistrates’ Court in Middlesbrough accused of murdering her on Monday.

A post mortem revealed that the mum-of-three, also from Hartlepool, died from stab wounds at a house in Middlesbrough.

The case was transferred to Teesside Crown Court where Gibson will appear tomorrow.

He was remanded in custody and there was no application for bail.