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Son remanded over murder of Sheffield mother Margaret Hobson

Margaret Hobson
Image caption Mrs Hobson died from multiple stab wounds

A 32-year-old man has appeared in court accused of murdering his mother.

Margaret Hobson, 57, died from the multiple stab wounds she suffered at her home in Lister Road, Walkley, Sheffield on Friday.

Her son Scott Hobson, also of Lister Road, was remanded in custody by Sheffield magistrates to appear at the city's crown court on Wednesday.

In an earlier statement, Mrs Hobson's husband Michael said she brought "much joy to all our lives".

Mr Hobson said: "We are devastated at the loss of Margaret Hobson, our much-loved, caring and thoughtful wife, mother and grandmother.

"She brought so much joy to all our lives and will be sorely missed."

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