Leeds murder accused in court after woman found dead

Leeds Crown Court
George Chalmers appeared at Leeds Crown Court on Wednesday [PA Media]

A man has appeared in court charged with murdering a woman in Leeds.

George Chalmers, 53, was charged with murder after the body of a 48-year-old woman was found at a property in Tempest Road on Saturday afternoon.

On Wednesday Mr Chalmers, of Tempest Road, appeared via video link from HMP Leeds before Judge Andrew Stubbs KC at Leeds Crown Court.

Mr Chalmers did not enter any pleas and will remain in custody until a plea and trial preparation hearing on 3 May.

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