A man has been charged with murdering a woman who was found dead at a property in Reading.
The body of Beth Aspey, 34, was found in Laud Close at about 16:30 BST on Friday, police said.
A post-mortem examination found the cause of death was a blunt force head injury.
Ben Shand, 45, of Crescent Road, Reading, appeared before the town's crown court. He is set to reappear on 12 July for a plea hearing.
He has been remanded in custody.
Police described the incident as "isolated" and have appealed for information from anyone who saw Ms Aspey at any stage on Friday.