Man charged with mother of five's murder
Detectives have charged a 37-year-old man with the murder of a Birmingham mother of five.
Police were called to a house in Alum Rock on Monday afternoon to find a seriously injured woman who police believe is 33-year-old Shaista Khatoon. He will appear in court tomorrow.
Man remains in custody over Alum Rock death
Police are continuing to hold a man in custody on suspicion of murdering a Birmingham mother-of-five.
Police said they found a woman with serious injuries in a house in Alum Rock on Monday (19 November) afternoon after responding to an emergency call.
The woman, who is yet to be formally identified, was taken to hospital but died a short while later.
Police believe the victim is 33-year-old Shaista Khatoon who lived at the address.
Investigating officer Chief Inspector Wayne Jones, said:
– Investigating officer Chief Inspector Wayne Jones
"Although we're clearly at a very early stage in the investigation we understand that the victim and her attacker were known to one another.
"The death is particularly tragic, as a mother has been taken from her young children.
"Our thoughts and condolences go out to the family of the victim."
Murder inquiry launched after woman stabbed
A murder inquiry's begun in Birmingham after a woman was found stabbed at an address in Alum Rock.
A man, believed to be 37, is being questioned on suspicion of murder. Farndon Road remains sealed off for forensic examinations.
Birmingham man charged with terrorism offences
A 44-year-old Birmingham man has appeared in court accused of possessing information likely to be useful to a person committing or preparing an act of terrorism.
Mohammed Benares of Alum Rock, appeared at London's Westminster Magistrates' Court charged with three offences under the Terrorism Act.
The offences include an alleged possession of a document called 39 Ways to Serve and Participate in Jihad.
He was granted conditional bail and is due to appear at the court again for a committal hearing on January 9th 2013.