Ottawa Road death: Mark Howe charged with woman's murder
A 21-year-old man has been charged with the murder of a 48-year-old woman found dead in Leicester.
Police discovered the body of Katrina Wardle at a property in Ottawa Road on Tuesday morning.
Mark Howe, also of Ottawa Road, was charged with her murder and remanded in custody by Leicester magistrates.
A post-mortem examination has taken place but the results have not yet been released, a police spokesman said.
Mr Howe will appear at Leicester Crown Court on 1 August.
Mrs Wardle, who was married, had four brothers and three sisters.