United Kingdom

Woman, 31, is charged with murder as 45-year-old man is found stabbed to death in Somerset village

A 31-year-old woman has been charged with murder after a man was stabbed to death, police said.

Hayley Keating will appear in court on Monday accused of murdering 45-year-old Matthew Wormleighton.

Mr Wormleighton died in hospital following an incident at a property in Forts Orchard in Chilthorne Domer, near Yeovil.

Hayley Keating. 31, will appear in court on Monday accused of murdering 45-year-old Matthew Wormleighton, who died in hospital after a single stab wound in Forts Orchard in Chilthorne Domer, near Yeovil (pictured, google maps)

Avon and Somerset Police said a post-mortem examination found Mr Wormleighton died from a single stab wound.

Avon and Somerset Police confirmed on Friday that the man's family had been informed of his death, and were being supported by officers. 

The local community was also told by officers it should 'expect an increased police presence in the area' over the coming days while an investigation is conducted.

Police are also appearing for any information regarding the incident.  

Keating, of Forts Orchard, Chilthorne Domer, has been remanded in custody pending an appearance before South Somerset Magistrates' Court in Yeovil on May 17.

'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,' police said in a statement.

Football news:

Smertin recalls Euro 2004: he almost fought in the joints, defended against the young Cristiano and understood the excitement of the Bridge
Gareth Southgate: We shouldn't be football snobs. In matches with top teams, diversity is important
Leonid Slutsky: I am still sure that the Finnish national team is the outsider of our group. They were very lucky against Denmark
I'm not a racist! Arnautovic apologized for insulting the players of the national team of North Macedonia
Gary Lineker: Mbappe is a world-class star, he will replace Ronaldo, but not Messi. Leo does things that others are not capable of
The Spanish fan has been going to the matches of the national team since 1979. He came to the Euro with the famous drum (he could have lost it during the lockdown)
Ronaldo removed the sponsored Coca-Cola at a press conference. Cristiano is strongly against sugar - does not even advertise it