Man charged with Widnes woman's murder

A 38-year-old man has been charged with murder after a woman died from serious injuries in Widnes, police said.

The 42-year-old woman was found at a property in Mersey Road at about 07:35 BST on Sunday following a report of an assault.

She was taken to Whiston Hospital in Merseyside where she died.

David John Hoyle, of Idle Road, in Bradford, West Yorkshire, is due to appear before Halton Magistrates' Court on Tuesday.

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