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Husband charged with stabbing wife to death

Emergency services were called just before 4pm on Sunday 15 October. Photo: PA

A man has been charged with the murder of his wife, who died after being stabbed at the family home in Birmingham.

46-year-old Parvez Akthar, has been remanded in custody accused of stabbing mother-of-five Shaeen Akthar to death, at their home in Wright Road, Washwood Heath.

Emergency services were called just before 4pm on Sunday 15 October.

Parvez Akthar, who is unemployed, was arrested a short time later and has been remanded in custody to appear before city magistrates later today (17 October).

A statement from the family said:

Our amazing, caring, beloved mother passed away.

We hope you are in a better place, looking down on us and nodding your head in approval. We want to tell you and the world, you will always be in our hearts.

– Family statement