Mylee Billingham death: Father charged with murder

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image captionMylee Billingham was taken to hospital with stab injuries but died a short time later

A man has been charged with the murder of his eight-year-old daughter who was stabbed to death.

Mylee Billingham was found with knife wounds at her father's West Midlands home on 20 January. She died later in hospital.

William Billingham, 54, of Valley View, Brownhills, is charged with her murder and also with making threats to kill.

He is currently in custody and is due to appear at Wolverhampton Magistrates' Court on Monday.

image captionMylee Billingham was found with knife wounds at the house in Valley View, Brownhills on 20 January

Post-mortem tests found Mylee died of a single stab wound to the chest.

Mr Billingham, known as Bill, was arrested after the incident and taken to hospital with injuries.

He was discharged from hospital on Friday.

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