Wrexham murder investigation

Two men have appeared in court charged with the murder of a Wrexham pensioner, who was found dead at her home on February 20.

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Tributes paid to Wrexham pensioner Glynis Solmaz

Glynis Solmaz has been described by her daughters as 'popular and bubbly' with 'a huge heart' Credit: Family / North Wales Police

The family of a pensioner found dead at her Wrexham home eight days ago have paid tribute to her.

Glynis Solmaz, 65, was discovered by police at her Caia Park estate home on February 20.

Daughters Donna and Paula said they were 'absolutely devastated' at the loss of their mother, whom they said would be 'very deeply missed'.

They added: “Mum was a very popular, bubbly person with a huge heart. We have been overwhelmed by the kindness and support from family, friends and neighbours and we would like to thank each and every one of them, as well as North Wales Police, for all the compassion shown to us.”

Two men today appeared before a crown court judge charged with murder and conspiracy to burgle. They were remanded in custody.

Two appear in court charged with Wrexham murder

The body of 65-year-old Glynis Solmaz was found by police at her Wrexham home on February 20

Two men have appeared before magistrates this morning charged with the murder of a Wrexham pensioner.

The body of 65-year-old Glynis Solmaz was found by police at her home on Wrexham's Caia Park estate on February 20.

Alexandros Weatherill, 23, and Christopher Curran, 34, appeared before magistrates to face a charge of murder. They also face a charge of conspiracy to steal.

Both men spoke only to confirm their names and addresses during a short hearing.

They will appear before a crown court judge in Caernarfon tomorrow for a bail hearing.

Two other men have been charged with conspiracy to steal. They will appear at Mold Crown Court on March 8.

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Two men charged with the murder of Wrexham grandmother Glynis Solmaz

North Wales Police have charged two men with the murder of a 65-year-old woman from Wrexham.

Glynis Eileen Solmaz was found dead at her home in Caia Park last Wednesday.

Alexandrous Weatherhill, 23, and Christopher Curran, 34, have both been charged with her murder and conspiracy to burgle.

Two other men - Christopher Natt, 52, and David Lovell, 29 - were also charged with conspiracy to burgle.

All four will appear before Wrexham Magistrates Court tomorrow morning.

Three men arrested over Wrexham death

Three more men have been arrested on suspicion of murder after the death of a woman in Wrexham.

Police were called to a property in Bryn Hafod last Wednesday where they found the body of Glynis Eileen Solmaz, 65.

Yesterday, Police were granted a further 24 hours to question a 23-year-old Wrexham man who was arrested on Friday 22nd February.

Investigation continues following Wrexham death

Police were called to the home of 65-year-old Glynis Solmaz on Wednesday morning

North Wales Police have been given extra time to question a man arrested on suspicion of the murder of a Wrexham pensioner.

Glynis Solmaz, 65, was discovered at her home in Caia Park on Wednesday morning.

DCI Mark Hughes said: “Search warrants have been executed at various addresses in Wrexham and the investigation is progressing well with a number of lines of inquiry. I would again appeal for help from the community."

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Wrexham woman's death treated as suspicious

North Wales Police is now treating the death of a woman at a house in Wrexham as suspicious, and appealing to the public for information.

Officers were called to a house in Bryn Hafod at 10.02am this morning, and found the body of Glynis Eileen Solmaz, 65.

The cause of death is unknown, and a post mortem examination is due to be carried out.

We are currently treating the death as suspicious, but the cause has yet to be determined.

We are keen to speak to anyone who may have seen Ms Solmaz anytime since the weekend, up to this morning.

Anyone with information is asked to call Wrexham CID at North Wales Police on 101.

– DI Iestyn Davies, North Wales Police
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