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Boy, 16, on murder charge after woman found dead at house in Blyth

A teenager has been charged with murder after the body of a woman was found in a house.

The police said they received information at 7.23am on Monday which caused concern for a woman in Edendale Avenue, Blyth, Northumberland.

Officers attended along with other emergency services and a woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

As a result a 16-year-old boy has been charged with murder.

He was remanded in custody and is expected to appear at North Tyneside Magistrates' Court later.

A Northumbria Police spokesman said: "Inquiries into the murder are ongoing and anyone with any information that could help with inquiries is asked to contact police."

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