16 Year Old Charged With Murder

A 16-year-old boy has been charged with murdering a woman in Dorset.

The teenager was held after officers attended an address in Benville Road, Weymouth, on Saturday afternoon following reports that a woman had been injured. 

When police arrived at the property at 1.06pm, they discovered the woman's body. 

A police spokeswoman said on Tuesday: "Today Dorset Police have charged a 16-year-old boy with murder. 

"He is due to appear at Weymouth Youth Court on Wednesday July 25."

Officers carried out house-to-house inquiries in and around Benville Road and a cordon was put in place around the property while forensic experts examined the scene. 

Police said the victim's identity was not being released until after an inquest hearing.


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