Following the death of a woman near Bournemouth, a police constable with Dorset police called Timothy Brehmer was charged for a felony.
After a report from the ambulance service that two people were in need of medical attention, officers were called to the car park of the Horns Inn in Christchurch Road, West Parley, on Saturday afternoon.
A woman aged 41 from Bournemouth named Claire Parry was found unconscious and was taken to Royal Hospital for treatment. It was reported that she died the following morning from a brain injury caused by “compression of the neck”.
A constable with Dorset Police, Timothy Brehmer, who was a suspect, was arrested at the scene of the incident and was taken to Poole Hospital for treatment of his arm injuries.
Reports say that Brehmer the constable aged 41, knew the victim, Mrs Parry. The police also reported that at the time of the incident he was not on duty.
The Dorset Police affirmed that due to his occupation and the seriousness of the charge, a referral has been made to the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC).
Assistant Chief Constable Mark Callaghan said: “Detectives from our Major Crime Investigation Team are leading the investigation of this incident.”
He also said: “We have kept the family of Mrs Parry updated throughout the investigation, and family liaison officers continue to support them. Our thoughts remain with her family and friends at this challenging time.”
The officer was charged for murder on Monday and is due to appear at Poole Magistrates` Court.