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Oldham man charged with murdering Heywood woman

Crime scene Heywood
Image caption The woman's body is believed to have lain undiscovered for a month

A man has been charged with murdering a woman whose body is believed to have lain undiscovered for a month at a house in Greater Manchester.

Police found the body of the woman, thought to be 43 years old, at Boleyn Court, Heywood, on Tuesday.

Officers were responding to a call from someone concerned about her welfare.

Steven Dunks, 45, of Milnrow Road, Shaw, Oldham, is due to appear before Manchester City Magistrates' Court on Monday.

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