A MAN has been charged with the murder of a woman at a house in Bury.

Earnest Davenport, aged 64, of Rectory Lane, Bury, will appear before Manchester Magistrates Court tomorrow morning charged with murder.

Police were called to the house in Rectory Lane, near Fairfield Hospital on Tuesday, where they found the body of 63-year-old Susan Davenport.

She had suffered stab wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene.