Man on murder charge over woman’s death

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A South Tyneside man has been charged with the murder of a woman he shared a home with.

Gemma Finnigan, 24, was found dead at her home in Church View, Boldon Colliery after police were called to the property at 11.05am on Friday.

Daniel William Johnson, 32, of the same address, has been charged with her murder.

He will appear before South Tyneside Magistrates’ Court on Monday.