A man's been charged with the murder of a mother of two in St Helens.

Police were called to a house on Swan Avenue on Saturday where they found Samantha Gosney with multiple stab wounds.

She had two young children.

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Adam Brettle, who is 23 and of no fixed address, has been charged with murder and remanded in custody to appear at Liverpool Magistrates Court on Wednesday 28 November.

Police say no further action will be taken against three people arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender.

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