Man charged with murder of woman in Bristol

House in Air Balloon Road, St George
Image caption Police were called to the house in Air Balloon Road, St George, at 11:00 GMT on Tuesday

A man has been charged with the murder of a woman who died in a house in Bristol on Tuesday.

Marlene Hicks, aged in her 60s, was found in the semi-detached house in Air Balloon Road, St George.

Peter Hicks, 63, was remanded in custody by Bristol magistrates and will appear at the crown court on Monday.

In a statement, Ms Hicks' family said they were "shocked and extremely upset" after hearing of her death. "We will all miss her very much," they added.

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