Manchester

Man in court charged with murder of Levenshulme woman

A man has appeared in court to face a murder charge after a woman was found dead at her home in Manchester.

Police found the body of Aisha Alam, 49, at a house in Mayford Road, Levenshulme at about 11:50 GMT on Friday.

A post-mortem examination found she died from multiple stab wounds.

Aftab Alam, 52, of Mayford Road, Levenshulme, was ordered to appear at Manchester Crown Court on 26 November by the city's magistrates.

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