Stoke & Staffordshire

Ladderedge man charged with murdering Charlotte Smith

Charlotte Smith
Image caption Charlotte Smith was found dead at her home

A 33-year-old man has been charged with the murder of a woman in Staffordshire.

Charlotte Smith, 41, who was known as Charlie, was found dead at her home in Ladderedge, Leek, on 6 September.

Devendra Singh, from Ladderedge, was arrested and charged on Friday and was due to appear before magistrates on Saturday.

A post-mortem examination concluded Ms Smith died from head and facial injuries believed to have been caused by a blunt instrument.

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