Nottingham

Netherfield stabbing: Man charged with murder

Norman Street, Netherfield
Image caption Ms Wightman's body was found inside the property on Norman Street

A man has been charged with the murder of a 24-year-old mother-of-one who was found stabbed at a house in Nottingham.

Police found the body of Leighann Wightman at the property in Norman Street in Netherfield at about 05:30 BST on Saturday.

A post-mortem examination revealed Ms Wightman, who has a daughter aged five, died from stab wounds.

A 48-year-old man is due before Nottingham magistrates on Monday charged with murder.

Police have released a 26-year-old man on bail pending further inquiries.

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