A 33-year-old man has been charged with the murder of his wife in Hatfield.

Police were called to Filbert Close at around 8.30pm on Tuesday, June 10 to reports Madina Landsberg, 31 was unresponsive.

Dexter Landsberg, of no fixed address, is charged with murder and is due before Hatfield Remand Court today.

The case has been referred to the Independent Police Complaints Commission following prior police contact with the victim.

Ian Grout, Neighbourhood Inspector for Welwyn Hatfield, said: "I understand that this incident may cause concern to residents in Hatfield, particularly given other serious incidents in the town in recent months. Each of these incidents is isolated and not connected in any way.

"For members of the wider community I would like to reassure you that there is no cause for concern. However, should anyone need to seek reassurance, they can call the Safer Neighbourhood Team via the non-emergency number, 101."