Whitby woman charged with Gareth Matthews murder

A woman has been charged with the murder of a 32-year-old man in Whitby, North Yorkshire Police have said.

Gareth Matthews, 32, died at his home in Spring Hill Court, Whitby, on Friday after suffering serious chest injuries.

Rebecca Dormer, 22, also of Spring Hill Court, has been remanded in custody and is due to appear at Leeds Crown Court on Wednesday.

A 24-year-old man who was also arrested in connection with the murder has been released without charge, said police.

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