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Man charged with the murder of Tina Montgomery

A man has been charged with the murder of Tina Montgomery (centre) Credit: BPM Media

A man has been charged with the murder of a Tamworth woman found dead at her home.

Iain Montgomery, 38, of Cross Street, Kettlebrook, will appear at Burton Magistrates' Court on Monday.

Ms Montgomery - a 50-year-old hairdresser - was found on Cross Street on Friday with multiple head injuries.

Dozens of friends and relatives, including Ms Montgomery’s daughter Robbie-Marie, attended a memorial in her honour at Kettlebrook Working Mens Club on Sunday.

Post-mortem: Tina Montgomery died of multiple head injuries

Family and friends of Tina Montgomery lay flowers outside her home Credit: BPM Media

A post-mortem examination carried out on a woman found collapsed at a house in Tamworth has revealed she died of multiple head injuries.

Tina Montgomery was discovered at an address in Cross Street, Tamworth, Staffordshire.

A Home Office pathologist carried out an examination on the 50-year-old's body, Staffordshire Police said.

Detectives are continuing to question a 38-year-old man from the town in connection with the death after they were granted further time to hold him.

"The Home Office post-mortem examination established that the cause of death was multiple head injuries.

"Staffordshire Police's Major Investigation Department continues to investigate the murder."

– Staffordshire Police spokesman


Investigation into suspicious death of woman in Tamworth

An investigation has been launched into the death of a woman in Tamworth.

Emergency services were called to an address in Cross Street at around 4am Credit: ITV News Central

Emergency services were called to an address in Cross Street at around 4am, after the 50-year-old woman was found collapsed and died at the scene.

A 38-year-old man from Tamworth has been arrested in connection with the death

Police say her death is being treated as suspicious.


Police searching for missing 14-year-old from Staffordshire

Police have launched an investigation after a 14-year-old from Staffordshire, who was last seen on a train that was going from Stoke to Manchester on 1st January, has gone missing.

Missing 14-year-old Credit: Staffordshire Police

Anouska was last seen boarding Carriage C or D of a Manchester Piccadilly train at 11.22pm.

She is described as mixed race, 5'7, with brown eyes and long black hair that is light brown at the ends. She was last seen wearing a dark green Parka, dark blue jeans with mud up to the knees and a thick bright blue scarf with purple converses.

Police are urging anyone with information to call Staffordshire Police on 101 quoting 910 of 1 Jan.

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