A FORMER detective accused of murdering his partner will appear in court next month.
Peter Foster, 35, of West Street, Haslemere, is due to enter a plea at Lewes Crown Court on April 4.
He is charged with the murder of Heather Cooper, 33, who served with Surrey Police - she was killed by a blow to the head and a stab wound to the throat in October last year.
Her body was found in Blackdown Woods near Lurgashall.
The mother of two had served as a detective constable in the Public Protection Investigation Unit based at Guildford police station.