Man charged with murder in Robert Hind search

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A man has been charged with murder as part of the investogation into the disappearance of Robert Hind.

Senior Investigating Officer Superintendent Scott Wood said: “We have now charged 46 year old man David Mitchell of Manchester Road at Cowlersley in Hudderfield with Murder and he is due to appear before Huddersfield Magistrates Court later this morning.

“A post mortem examination of the suspected human remains recovered from the Colne Vale area of Huddersfield will take place shortly and a formal indentification will follow.

“I am continuing to appeal for anyone who can assist in our investigations and the movements of Robert Hind between 9:20am on Wednesday 11 December 2013 and Saturday 14th December 2013.

“If you can assist, please contact the non emergency number on 101 or Crimestoppers in confidence on 0800 555 111.”

Yesterday police released the latest CCTV images of Robert Hind and said a 46-year-old man has subsequently been arrested on suspicion of murder.

Hind absconded from an address in Dewsbury last week and used to live in the Hebden Bridge area.

He was last seen with another man at Huddersfield Bus Station at 9.20 am on Wednesday.

Anyone with information is asked to contact urgently West Yorkshire Police on 101 or alternatively Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.