Man Charged With Murder Of Missing Mum-Of-Five Sarah Wellgreen

Ben Lacomba will appear before magistrates on Friday.

A man has been charged with the murder of a missing mother-of-five, who disappeared more than two months ago.

Ben Lacomba, 38, from New Ash Green, Kent, will appear in court via videolink on Friday over the alleged killing of 46-year-old Sarah Wellgreen, Kent Police said.

The force said in a statement: “Detectives from the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate, with authorisation from the Crown Prosecution Service, have charged Ben Lacomba...with the murder of Sarah Wellgreen.

“Mr Lacomba, who was arrested on 16 October in connection with the investigation, was re-arrested on 20 December 2018.”

Detectives said Lacomba had been remanded in custody on Thursday.

The search for Wellgreen, who has not been seen since October 9, is ongoing.

She was last seen in the Bazes Shaw area of New Ash Green, Sevenoaks. Her car was left at her home address and there have been no new transactions on her bank or credit cards.