A man has been charged with murder after a woman's body was discovered in Penzance.

Police are continuing to investigate the death of a woman whose body was found at a property in Dock Lane on Saturday.

The 56-year-old woman has not yet been formally identified and officers are working to trace her next of kin.

A guard was put outside the property at Dock Lane whilst officers from the Major Crime Investigation Team, assisted by officers from West Cornwall police, carried out a full investigation.

Officers are now appealing for anyone who has information to contact police via 101@dc.police.uk or by 101 quoting CR/023351/18.

  • Peter Rogers, aged 61, will appear before Truro Magistrates Court tomorrow charged with murder.