Police were called to a house in Awson Street in the Stoke area of the city after receiving information that a female occupant was dead. Detectives have now named the victim as 22-year-old Salma Parveen.
A 28-year-old man was arrested on Monday and has now been charged with her murder. He will appear at Coventry Magistrates Court this afternoon.
Local officers are continuing to patrol the area and residents with any concerns should speak to them or contact the neighbourhood policing team on 101.
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