Coventry & Warwickshire

Coventry man appears in court on murder charge

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Image caption A 68-year-old woman died from multiple stab wounds at a house in Cavendish Road in Tile Hill

A man has appeared in court charged with murdering a woman who was stabbed to death.

Unemployed Thomas Westwood, of Rosemary Close in Tile Hill, Coventry, was remanded in custody following the hearing at Coventry Magistrates Court.

The 46-year-old is next due to appear at Warwick Crown Court on Wednesday.

The 68-year-old victim was found dead at a house in Cavendish Road, Tile Hill, on Friday. Mr Westwood was arrested at the scene.

A post-mortem examination found the woman died of multiple stab wounds.

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