Leeds & West Yorkshire

Man charged with Harehills murder over woman's death

A man has appeared in court charged with the murder of a woman found dead at a house in Leeds.

The body of the 55-year-old was discovered by West Yorkshire Police who forced their way into a property in Berkeley Mount in Harehills.

Officers were called to the address at about 19:45 BST on Monday.

Peter Stalgis, 60, of Berkeley Mount, was remanded in custody at Leeds Magistrates' Court and is due to go on trial at Leeds Crown Court on Friday.

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