Sheffield & South Yorkshire

Reema Ramzan murder: Man charged over severed head killing

Reema Ramzan
Image caption Reema Ramzan was found dead at a house in Shirecliffe, in Sheffield

A 20-year-old man has been charged with murdering an 18-year-old woman whose head had been severed.

Student Reema Ramzan was found dead at an address on Herries Road in Shirecliffe, Sheffield, on 4 June.

South Yorkshire Police said Ms Ramzan had suffered a severe knife attack, including the severing of her head.

Aras Hussein, of Herries Road, was remanded in custody by Sheffield magistrates to appear at the crown court on Thursday.

He has also been charged with assaulting five people at Sheffield's Northern General Hospital, where he was taken following his arrest.

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