Man charged with manslaughter following death of woman in Huyton in 2017

**Published Friday 10 August at 1.45pm**

Detectives investigating the death of a woman in Huyton last year have charged a man with manslaughter today, Friday 10 August.

At around 3am on Wednesday 22 November 2017, Merseyside Police were contacted by hospital staff reporting concerns for 62-year-old Valerie Turner, who had been brought into hospital around 1.30am following a suspected cardiac arrest at a house in Byron Close. Valerie was pronounced deceased around 8am.

37-year-old Jason Turner from Warwick Road in Huyton was previously arrested on suspicion of murder and had been released under investigation.

He has today been charged with manslaughter and has been conditionally bailed to next appear at Liverpool Crown Court on Friday, 7 September.