Police have arrested a man on suspicion of murder after a woman was found with fatal stab wounds at her home in Walsall this morning.
Police and ambulance crews were called to Gomer Street in Willenhall, just before midday and the woman was pronounced dead at the scene. The scene has been cordoned off while forensic examinations take place.
The 46-year-old local man was arrested and remains in police custody.
Detectives are not looking for anyone else in connection with the woman’s death.
There were passionate exchanges in the House of Lords today over the fight to save Walsall Art Gallery.
Its future is in doubt because the local council has to find £86m of savings by 2020. Today the battle to save the gallery and its treasured collections raised anger in the House of Lords - despite suggestions from the minister that other ways to fund the gallery might be considered.
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Tributes have been pouring in for an ‘outstanding’ teacher Cheran Brach who has died suddenly.Read the full story ›
Tributes have been pouring in for an ‘outstanding’ teacher from Walsall who has died suddenly.Read the full story ›
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West Midlands Fire Service say a fire at a disused leisure centre in Walsall was challenging to put out.
Good progress now being made with a simultaneous attack from above & below fire. A challenging incident due to comp… https://t.co/Eg08t1hVwS
Nine fire engines attended Oak Park Leisure Centre on Lichfield Road last night. There are no reports of anyone being injured.
Nine fire engines attended a fire at the Oak Park Leisure Centre on Lichfield Road in Walsall this evening.Read the full story ›
Up to nine West Midlands Fire Service appliances are currently in attendance at a now disused Leisure Centre in Walsall this evening following a fire.
In a Tweet West Midlands Fire Service described the incident as 'severe.' More updates to follow:
A man who was travelling on the number 4 Diamond bus was taken to hospital following the incident.Read the full story ›