/ Man charged in connection with death of Bolton woman

Detectives have charged a man in connection with the death of Maggie Smythe from Bolton.

Brian Ottley (30/08/89), of no fixed address, has been charged with assisting an offender and perverting the course of justice.

Ottley has been remanded in custody to appear at Manchester & Salford Magistrates’ Court on Monday 18 February 2019.

Maggie, 29, was last seen on Saturday 26 January 2019 at her home on Swinside Road in Breightmet.

Detectives investigating her disappearance discovered her body on Friday 1 February on Red Lane in Breightmet.

A 39-year-old man has been charged with her murder.

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