Essex

Man charged with woman's murder near Bishop's Stortford

A man has been charged with murder after the body of a 66-year-old woman was found in a house near Bishop's Stortford in Hertfordshire.

Sylvia Rowley-Bailey's body was found when police were called to a property in Matching Road, Hatfield Heath, Essex, on Friday.

A post-mortem examination showed that she had died from stab wounds.

Ronald Edwards, 65, of Matching Road, is due before Harlow magistrates on Monday charged with murder.

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