Walsall Stabbing: Man Charged

The latest on the 43-year-old man charged with the murders of a man and a woman at a block of flats in Walsall.

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Man in court over Walsall stabbing

A man has appeared in court charged with the murders of a man and woman who were found stabbed to death at a block of flats in the West Midlands.

Ian Woolley, who's 43 and from Walsall, appeared before Sandwell Magistrates' Court.

He is accused of murdering 69-year-old Pauline Gillen and a man who has yet to be formally identified. They were found dead with multiple stab wounds at the weekend. Woolley was remanded in custody.

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Man due in court over Walsall murders

The block of flats where two bodies were found Credit: ITV Central

A man will appear in court later charged with two counts of murder following the discovery of two bodies at a block of flats in Walsall at the weekend.

The 43-year-old was arrested on Saturday after the victims were found on the Yew Tree Estate.

A post-mortem examination revealed they had been stabbed to death.

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