Birkenhead woman charged with partner's murder

A Birkenhead woman has appeared in court after being charged with the murder of her partner on Merseyside.

Police and paramedics were called to a home in Briardale Road, Birkenhead, on Friday following reports a man had been stabbed.

Darren Dempsey, 37, was taken to hospital with a chest injury, where he later died.

Cherie Anne Cooper, 25, of Briardale Road, will next appear at Liverpool Crown Court on 22 August.

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