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Man charged after woman's body found in Clacton

Police outside the property in Old Road, Clacton
Image caption Police were called to a house in Old Road on Friday

A man has been charged with murder after a woman's body was found in Clacton.

Scott Hilling, 25, of no fixed address, was remanded in custody to appear before Colchester magistrates on Monday.

Police were called to a house in Old Road on Friday morning and found the dead woman, believed to be in her 50s.

Preliminary post-mortem tests have found that she died from multiple stab wounds to the chest.

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