Boy charged with woman's murder in Weymouth

Benville Road flats
Image caption Police were called to Benville Road on Saturday

A boy has been charged with murder following the discovery of a woman's body at flats in Weymouth.

Dorset Police were called to the property in Benville Road on Saturday afternoon following reports a woman had been injured.

When police officers arrived at the address they discovered the woman's body.

The 16-year-old boy is due to appear before Weymouth Youth Court on Wednesday.

Police said they would not be releasing the woman's name until after an inquest hearing.