Boro murder investigation

A man has been charged with murder after a woman was found dead in Middlesbrough.

Man in court charged with murder of 72-year-old woman

Rose Doughty.

A man has appeared in court charged with the murder of a 72-year-old-woman in Middlesbrough.

The body of Rose Doughty was found in a house in Fosdyke Green on Saturday afternoon, November 23.

Her family paid tribute to the pensioner who they say lived for her family and grandchildren and would do anything for anyone.

A 41-year-old man, Christian Darko, will appear again at Teesside Crown Court later this week.

Advertisement

Middlesbrough death treated as suspicious

Police were called to Fosdyke Green in Middlesbrough at around 4:40pm on Saturday Credit: ITV

Police are continuing to investigate the suspicious death of an elderly woman in Middlesbrough.

The woman, in her 70s, was found dead at an address on Fosdyke Green at around 4:40pm on Saturday. A postmortem is taking place to establish how she died.

A man in his 40s has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

A woman in her 70s had been found dead in the building. Police are treating the death as suspicious Credit: ITV

Advertisement

Suspicious death in Middlesbrough

Police are investigating the death of a woman in her 70s in Middlesbrough.

Officers were called to an address on Fosdyke Green at around 4:40pm on Saturday where the woman was found dead. Detectives are treating the death as suspicious and a police cordon is in place at the property. A postmortem is taking place today to establish how the woman died.

A man in his 40s, from Middlesbrough, has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is currently in police custody.

Anyone who may have seen anything suspicious is asked to contact Cleveland Police on 101.