Mark Bridger charged with April Jones' abduction and murder06/10/2012 - 15:54:45
Mark Bridger has been charged with the abduction and murder of missing mid Wales schoolgirl April Jones.
Dyfed-Powys Police said the 46-year-old former lifeguard was also charged with perverting the course of justice.
was snatched from the Bryn-y-Gog estate in Machynlleth on Monday evening.
The search for April, five, resumed today after searchers were stood down overnight due to atrocious weather.
The decision offered search teams the chance to recharge their batteries.
The five-year-old went missing from the Bryn-y-Gog estate where she lives in Machynlleth, mid Wales, on Monday evening.
She was seen to willingly get into what is believed to have been a Land Rover Discovery.
Bridger, a local man known to April’s family, was arrested on suspicion of abduction on Tuesday afternoon.
His Land Rover Discovery was also seized by police and is undergoing forensic examination.
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