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Man charged over woman's murder in Tipton

A man has been charged with the murder of a 22-year-old woman whose body was discovered in a West Midlands flat.

The woman, who has been formally identified as Korean national Da In Lee, was found dead inside the flat in Grace Road, Tipton, on Monday evening.

West Midlands Police said early post-mortem examinations indicated she had died as a result of asphyxiation.

A 27-year-old man is due to appear before Warley Magistrates' Court on Thursday.

Ms Lee was studying international relations and sociology at Aston University.

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