Devon

Dawlish man charged with Sophie McDonald murder

Sophie McDonald
Image caption Sophie McDonald's family paid tribute to "a loving mum, daughter, sister and friend"

A man has been charged with the murder of a mother in a seaside town.

James McDonald, 36, from Dawlish, Devon, will appear at Exeter Magistrates Court on Saturday charged with killing Sophie McDonald.

Police found the 36-year-old's body at a property in Iddesleigh Terrace, Dawlish on Thursday after reports of a missing person.

Ms McDonald's family paid tribute to "a loving mum, daughter, sister and friend".

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