Woman dead, Chatham, Ont. man charged with 1st degree murder: police

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Chatham-Kent, Ont., police say a man has been charged with murder after a woman was found dead.

Police say shortly before 12 p.m. Monday, officers went to check on the well-being of a woman at a residence on Bedford Street.

A 44-year-old woman was found dead, police say.

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A 42-year-old Chatham man has been arrested and charged with first-degree murder.

Police say he’s held in custody and waiting for a bail hearing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Paul Brophy at 519-436-6600 ext. 619 or

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