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Man charged with woman's Sheffield flat murder

Jayne Lewis Image copyright South Yorkshire Police
Image caption Police said Jayne Lewis died as a result of compression to the neck

A man has been charged with murdering a woman who was found dead in a flat in Sheffield.

Phillip French, 46, was arrested after the body of Jayne Lewis was found at a property on Hazlebarrow Crescent on Thursday.

South Yorkshire Police said a post-mortem examination found the 46-year-old died from compression of the neck.

Mr French, of Hazelbarrow Crescent, is due to appear at Sheffield Crown Court on Tuesday.

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Image caption The 46-year-old woman's body was found at the flat in Hazlebarrow Crescent on Thursday

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