Two people will appear before magistrates in Plymouth charged with the murder of 33-year-old Keith Dance, who was found dead at a house in Molesworth Road in Stoke on Monday.
29-year-old Jacqueline Cook and 50-year-old Ian Gollop were charged this afternoon.
The case has been referred to the Independent Police Complaints Commission as all three individuals had recently come to the attention of the police.
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