Leeds & West Yorkshire

Man charged with murder after woman's body found in Leeds

Police outside a house in Leeds where a woman was found dead
Image caption Police found the woman's body at a property on Osmondthorpe Lane

A man has been remanded in custody charged with murder after the body of a woman was found at a house in Leeds.

Officers from West Yorkshire Police discovered the body of Patricia Cairns at a property on Osmondthorpe Lane just after 00:00 GMT on Tuesday.

The 42-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.

James Cairns, 39, of Buller Grove, Leeds, appeared at Leeds Magistrates' Court charged with her murder.

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