Man charged with murder after woman's death in St Ives

Gainsborough Drive scene
Image caption Pauline Smith's body was discovered at a house in Gainsborough Drive

A 53-year-old man has been charged with the murder of a woman whose body was found at a house in Cambridgeshire.

Police discovered the body of Pauline Smith, 54, at a house in Gainsborough Drive in St Ives after a call to the control room on 27 October.

A post-mortem examination revealed Ms Smith had died from compression to the neck.

John Mearns, of no fixed address, is due to appear before Huntingdon magistrates later, police said.

Related Internet links

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites