From Devon & Cornwall Police:
A 35-year-old man has been charged with murder following the death of a woman in Northam, Bideford.
Michael Robinson, of Northam, is due to appear before Barnstaple Magistrates’ Court today [Friday 15 January].
He is charged with the murder of 77-year-old Carol Hart.
Emergency services were called to a property in JH Taylor Drive at around 11.40am on Monday 11 January. Mrs Hart was confirmed as deceased at the scene.
An enquiry was launched by Devon and Cornwall Police’s Major Crime Investigation team.
Mrs Hart’s family are being supported by specialist officers.