A MAN has been charged in connection to a murder investigation after a woman was found dead in Reading. 

Thames Valley Police were called to a property in Laud Close, Coley Park at about 4.30pm on Friday, April 30 following reports that a woman had died.

Earlier today, police identified the victim as 34-year-old Beth Aspey.

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Police have charged a 45-year-old man as part of their murder investigation. 

Ben Shand of Crescent Road, Reading has been charged with one count of murder and will appear at Reading Magistrates’ Court tomorrow.

Thames Valley Police would are appealing for information from the public relating to this incident and are particularly interested in hearing from anyone who saw Beth at any stage on Friday.

If you have any information which you think could be relevant, please call 101, quoting reference number 43210184533.