A 51-year-old man has been charged with the murder of India Chipchase in Northampton.
The 20-year-old barmaid was reported missing in the early hours of Saturday after a night out with friends.
Her body was found in a property on Stanley Road in the town on Sunday afternoon. A post-mortem examination concluded she died as a result of pressure to the neck.
Edward Tenniswood, of Stanley Road, is due at Northampton Magistrates’ Court.
Ms Chipchase was last seen by friends on Bridge Street at about 01:15 GMT on Saturday.
Her disappearance was reported by her family later that day.