Parents of teenager missing since July charged with her murder
The mother and father of a missing teenage girl have been charged with her murder.
Bernadette Walker, 17, of Peterborough, was reported missing by her parents on 21 July after she had not been seen for three days, Cambridgeshire Police said.
The Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Major Crime Unit has been carrying out searches to try to find her and launched a "no-body" murder investigation on Friday.
Her parents – Sarah Walker, 37, and Scott Walker, 50, both of Century Square in Millfield, Peterborough – were charged and appeared before Peterborough Magistrates' Court in a virtual hearing on Monday.
A court official said they are due to appear before Peterborough Crown Court on Wednesday.