A man has appeared in court charged with the murder of a 25-year-old woman.
The body of Georgina Symonds, who has a five-year-old daughter, was found at a house in Usk just before 6am on Wednesday January 13th.
53-year-old Peter Morgan from Abergavenny was arrested and later charged with her murder.
He appeared at Newport Magistrates Court on Friday, and spoke only to confirm his name and address.
Mr Morgan was remanded in custody and is due to appear at Newport Crown Court on Monday.
Friends have paid tribute to Ms Symonds on social media.