14 May 2012

Man charged over death of Nelson woman

10:12 am on 14 May 2012

Police have charged a man with murdering a Nelson woman last week.

Sharyn Wilkinson-Foley, 39, was found dead in her house in Richmond, near Nelson, on Thursday.

Police said she had been assaulted.

The arrested man is expected to appear in the Blenheim District Court on Monday.