Woman, 31, charged with murdering man, 45, who died after being stabbed in Somerset village

A WOMAN has been charged with murder after she allegedly stabbed a man in a village in Somerset.

Hayley Keating, 31, was arrested after Matthew Wormleighton, 45, was found dead at a property in Chilthorne Domer, near Yeovil.

A post-mortem examination concluded the preliminary cause of death as a single stab wound.

Keating, from Chilthorne Domer is due in court on May 17.

The man's family have been informed and are being supported by officers, Avon and Somerset Police confirmed on Friday.

The neighbouring community has also been told to "expect an increased police presence in the area" over the next few days while police continue to carry out investigations.

Police are also appealing for information regarding the incident.

A police statement reads: "If anyone has information about what happened and hasn’t yet spoken to the police, please call us on 101 and give the call-handler reference number 5221105035."

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