Teen charged with murder of Samantha Laney from Staffordshire
A teenager has appeared before magistrates charged with the murder of a woman in Staffordshire.
The victim has been named by police as Samantha Laney, 19, from Kentmere Place, in Newcastle-under-Lyme.
She was found at her home at 17:30 GMT on Tuesday. Post-mortem tests showed she had died from a single stab wound.
Thomas Dalton, also 19, of Attwood Street in Kidsgrove, has been remanded in custody and is due to appear at Stafford Crown Court on 27 February.