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Coventry man charged with woman's stab murder

The scene
Image caption The property was cordoned off for forensic examinations

A man has been charged with the murder of a woman who was stabbed to death.

The 68-year-old victim was found dead at a house in Cavendish Road, Tile Hill, Coventry, on Friday evening.

Thomas Westwood, 46, of Rosemary Close, Tile Hill, was arrested at the scene and has been charged with murder, a police spokesman said.

He is to appear before Coventry magistrates on Tuesday morning. A post-mortem examination found the woman died of multiple stab wounds.

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