Detective Chief Inspector Wayne Jones, told Birmingham Coroner's Court, that 22 year old Phillip Simelane has not yet been charged with the murder of Christina Edkins, but he hopes to do so very shortly.
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After a wet and windy start to Tuesday, rain will clear to the north to leave it dry, with easing winds but largely cloudy skies.
Early rain will clear northwards during Tuesday morning, allowing drier conditions behind.
Lincoln Castle is among the three venues that will host the Tower of London poppies this year.