Man charged with murder

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A MAN has been charged after the body of a woman was found in a house.

Rickie La-Touche, 30, of Maple Crescent, Leigh, has been charged with murder and is due before Wigan Magistrates tomorrow, Thursday,

At around 7.05am on Tuesday police received a report of concern for the welfare of a 28-year-old woman on Maple Crescent.

Emergency services went to the scene and found the body of a woman.

A post mortem examination concluded the cause of her death was asphyxiation.