John Crout, 63, of Lismore Place in Newcastle, has been charged with murder after a woman was found dead on Wednesday, June 25.
The victim has been named as Shiela Crout, 65, of the same address.
John Crout will appear at Newcastle Magistrates' Court this morning, Thursday, June 26.
A police officer is stationed outside a house in Benwell, Newcastle, after the death of a woman in her sixties.
A man, also in his sixties, was arrested on suspicion of murder and is in custody.
A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder, after a woman in her sixties died at a house in the west end of Newcastle. Police were called to Lismore Place in Benwell at about 8:15am.
A man, also in his sixties, has been arrested on suspicion of her murder and is in custody.