Amesbury death: man charged

Police have charged a man with the murder of a 45-year-old woman in Amesbury, Wiltshire.

Man charged with murder in Amesbury

Amesbury murder
Police at the house in Maple Way, Amesbury. Credit: ITV News West Country

Police have charged a man with the murder of a 45-year-old woman in Amesbury, Wiltshire.

James Roy Simister, 49, of Maple Way, Amesbury is due to appear at Salisbury Magistrates Court this morning.

Officers were called to a house in Maple Way on Monday evening and found the woman with serious injuries. She later died in hospital.

Formal identification of the victim has not yet been completed.

Murder investigation launched in Amesbury

Police were called to a house in Maple Way, Amesbury last night. Credit: Google Maps

Police have launched a murder investigation after the death of a woman in Amesbury, Wiltshire.

They were called to a house in Maple Way last night and found a 45-year-old woman with serious injuries. She later died in hospital.

A 49-year-old local man has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

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