A Man, 28, Has Been Charged With The Murder Of Kayleigh Haywood

Rebecca Sawyers.

A man has been charged with the rape and murder of 15-year-old Kayleigh Haywood.

The teenager, from Leicestershire, was last seen when she was dropped off at Ibstock Community College last Friday.

Stephen Beadman, 28, of George Avenue, Ibstock, is due to appear before Leicester Magistrates’ Court today.

A second man, Luke Harlow, also of George Avenue, has been charged with the grooming of, and two counts of sexual activity with a child.

He is due to appear before the same court.