A 22-year-old man has been charged with the murder of Vicki Lee Warrington at a house in the Dunedin suburb of Waldronville on Friday night.
Police were called about 6.30pm to the address where the 48-year-old woman was found dead.
A charge of wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm has also been laid over the injuries sustained by the male occupant found outside the property.
The 22-year-old accused received medical care for a number of injuries.
He is due to appear at Dunedin District Court tomorrow.