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Huntingdon mortgage broker charged with murder of his wife at Histon, Cambridge

Robert Hammond’s business, Hammonds Mortgage Services Ltd, is based in Huntingdon

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Huntingdon mortgage broker Robert James Hammond appeared in court today charged with the murder of his wife, Sian Hammond, at their Histon, Cambridge, home. Sian was found dead at her home in Primes Corner, Histon, on October 30 and on Friday Robert Hammond, 47, also of Primes Corner, Histon, was arrested and charged with her murder.

Wearing a grey sweat shirt, blue jeans and with black rimmed glasses, he spoke only to confirm his date of birth and home address when he appeared before Peterborough magistrates today.

He was remanded in custody for 4 weeks.

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Robert Hammond (he prefers to be called James Hammond) has spent the weekend in custody and  appeared at Peterborough Magistrates’ Court today (13 November).

Sian Hammond was found dead at her home in Primes Corner, Histon, on October 30 and on Friday Robert Hammond, 47, also of Primes Corner, Histon, was arrested and charged with her murder. Tribute on her company website

Sian Hammond was found dead at her home in Primes Corner, Histon, on October 30 and on Friday Robert Hammond, 47, also of Primes Corner, Histon, was arrested and charged with her murder.

Sian was also a financial and mortgage adviser specialist and in her most recent role was principal and director of Lime Tree Financial Services Ltd based in Cambridge.

Her company website described her as having a “wealth of experience in financial services gained from over a decade in the industry. Previous to this Sian graduated with a BSc Honours degree in biochemistry and worked in scientific research”.

Sian has two teenage daughters.

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Sian Hammond was found dead at her home in Primes Corner, Histon, on October 30 and on Friday Robert Hammond, 47, also of Primes Corner, Histon, was arrested and charged with her murder.

Sian Hammond was found dead at her home in Primes Corner, Histon, on October 30 and on Friday Robert Hammond, 47, also of Primes Corner, Histon, was arrested and charged with her murder. Tribute on her company website

A statement issued by Limetree Services prior to the murder charge, said: “Unfortunately we have to share some devastating news with you all.

“Last week we lost our beloved Sian, wife to James, mother to Katie and Lauren, friend to many and Managing Director of Lime Tree FS.

“Everyone that knew her would agree Sian was one of the friendliest people you could have the pleasure of meeting, and she will be sorely missed by many.

“Please bear with us whilst our team comes to terms with this terrible loss, we will keep everyone updated with the funeral arrangements.”

Robert Hammond’s business, Hammonds Mortgage Services Ltd, gives as its address Castle Hill House, Huntingdon, Cambs, PE29 3TE

 

 

 

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