Teenager charged with murder in Stoke

DETECTIVES investigating the death of a woman in Stoke have charged a man with her murder.

Joseph Trevor, 18, of Stoke-on-Trent, will appear at North Staffordshire Justice Centre tomorrow morning (April 23).

The charge relates to the discovery of a woman’s body on Saturday afternoon (April 20) at a property in Fletcher Road, Stoke.

Formal identification of the deceased woman is yet to take place.

A Staffordshire Police spokesman said: “The woman’s family are being supported by specially-trained officers at this time and we would kindly urge people to respect their privacy and not to speculate as to her identity or the circumstances of the case as enquiries continue”.