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Buxworth murder charge over woman, 77, found dead

Western Lane, Buxworth Image copyright Google
Image caption William Blunsdon has also been charged with criminal damage

A man has been charged with murdering a 77-year-old woman who was found dead in a house.

Officers were called to a property in Western Lane, Buxworth, Derbyshire, in the early hours of Thursday and found the woman and a dog dead.

William Blunsdon, 25, of Buxworth, who was arrested shortly after the discovery, has also been charged with criminal damage.

He will appear at Southern Derbyshire Magistrates' Court on Saturday.

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