A 44-year-old man from Catterick has today (Wednesday 16 October 2019) been charged with the murder and kidnap of 30 year-old Natalie Harker.
Andrew Lee Pearson, 44, has been remanded in custody to appear at York Magistrates’ Court on Thursday 17 October 2019.
Police enquiries are continuing and detectives are appealing for people to come forward with any information that could assist the investigation, especially if they knew Natalie in recent years.
If you can help, please call North Yorkshire Police on 101, press option 1, and speak to the Force Control Room.
Alternatively, please go to the police Major Incident Public Portal and submit the information to us. You can find the MIPP here: mipp.police.uk/operation/12XN19A45-PO1
Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.
Please quote reference number 12190187139 when passing on information.