If you want to delete a character at a certain index from the string, you can use string slicing to create a string without that character. In Python, strings are immutable, so you have to create a new string. You have a few options of how to create the new string. If you want to remove the ‘M’ wherever it appears:
newstr = oldstr.replace("M", "")
If you want to remove the central character:
midlen = len(oldstr)/2 # //2 in python 3
newstr = oldstr[:midlen] + oldstr[midlen+1:]
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