Stoke & Staffordshire

Teenager charged with murder of woman in Newcastle-under-Lyme

A teenager has been charged with the murder of a 19-year-old woman in Staffordshire.

The woman, yet to be identified, was found at a property in Kentmere Place, Newcastle-under-Lyme, on Tuesday.

Staffordshire Police said a post-mortem examination revealed she had died as a result of a single stab wound.

Thomas Dalton, also 19, of Attwood Street in Kidsgrove, is due to appear at North Staffordshire Magistrates' Court on Thursday.