Man charged with murder after 71-year-old grandmother dies in Barmouth

Margaret Barnes died on Marine Parade, Barmouth, in the early hours of Monday 11 July. Credit: Media Wales/North Wales Police

A man has been charged with murder following the death of a 71-year-old grandmother in Barmouth, Gwynedd.

Margaret Barnes, from Birmingham, died on Marine Parade in the early hours of Monday 11 July.

North Wales Police were called to the street just before 11pm on Sunday 10 July. Welsh Ambulance Service crews also attended the scene but Ms Barnes death was confirmed several hours later.

David Redfern, 45, from Barmouth, has been charged with her murder. He is due to appear before magistrates on August 5.