Stapleford man charged with murder

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A man from Stapleford has been charged with murder and attempted murder following the discovery of a woman’s body at a house in Loughborough.

Officers from Leicestershire Police broke down a door to get in to the house where they found the 67-year-old woman’s body who was believed to have been stabbed.

A 33-year-old woman was injured and was taken to hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

A spokeswoman for Leicestershire Police said: “A 36 year old man, from Stapleford, has been charged with murder and attempted murder and will appear before Leicester Magistrates Court today.” (Monday, October 13)