Leeds & West Yorkshire

Man charged over Shelf body discovery

A man has been charged with causing grievous bodily harm and sexual assault after a woman's body was found at a home.

Marie Johnston, 44, was found dead at an address in Soaper Lane, Shelf, near Halifax, on Saturday, police said.

A post-mortem examination has been carried out but was inconclusive and the investigation is continuing.

Matthew Dean, aged 34, of Soaper Lane, Shelf, is due to appear at Calderdale Magistrates' Court later.

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