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Man charged with murder after Hartlepool mother found dead

Kelly Franklin Photo: Family photograph

A man has been charged with murder after the death of Kelly Franklin in Hartlepool.

The 29 year old, who had three children, was found dead on Oxford Road on August 3.

30-year-old Torbjorn Kettlewell (also known as Ian Kettlewell) of Oval Grange in Hartlepool has been charged with murder and possession of a bladed article.

He is due to appear at Teesside Magistrates Court on August 6.

A 48-year-old woman has been released on conditional bail while enquiries continue.