A 47-year-old man from Congleton has been charged with murder following the death of a woman in the town.
David Mottram, of Nursery Lane, has been remanded in custody and is due to appear at Warrington Magistrates’ Court on Thursday 4 March, via a video link.
He was arrested in Nursery Lane at around 11.15pm on Tuesday 2 March after officers found the body of a woman at an address in the close that night.
She has subsequently been identified as Samantha Heap, a 45-year-old from Congleton.
Her family are being supported by specialist officers.