A HUSBAND has been charged with murdering his wife.

Mark Dyson, aged 54, of Harrison Road, Adlington, will appear at Preston Magistrates Court this morning.

He is alleged to have asphyxiated his wife, 53-year-old Carole Dyson.

Mrs Dyson was found dead at the semi-detached home they shared in Harrison Road just after 5pm on Tuesday.

She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Dyson appeared at Preston Magistrates Court this morning and been remanded in custody to appear at Preston Crown Court tomorrow.