Barmouth: Man charged with murder of Margaret Barnes

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Emergency services were called to Marine Parade in Barmouth after receiving a phone call from a "distressed woman"

A man has been charged with murder after a woman died in a seaside town.

Margaret Barnes, 71, from Birmingham, died on Marine Parade in Barmouth, Gwynedd, in the early hours of 11 July.

Paramedics were sent to the scene after a phone call from a "distressed woman" was made at 23:00 BST on 10 July.

A 45-year-old man from Barmouth remains in custody and is due to appear before magistrates on Friday, North Wales Police said.

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