Man charged with murder after body found in Exeter

A man has been charged with murder after a woman's body was found in a Devon property.

Police said Michael John Bird, 53, from Exeter, was arrested at the scene.

The body of a woman, believed to be in her 40s, was found at the house in Wonford Street, Exeter.

Police said they were called to the property at about 0850 BST on Friday by the ambulance service. Mr Bird will appear before Exeter Magistrates later on Thursday.

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