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Marston Green murder: Gareth Emery charged over Anne Dunkley's death

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Image caption Anne Dunkley died from head injuries, a post-mortem examination confirmed

A man has appeared in court charged with the murder of his aunt after she was assaulted at her home in Solihull.

Retired teacher and church warden Anne Dunkley, 67, died in hospital from head injuries after being attacked in Elmdon Road, Marston Green, on Friday.

Gareth Emery, 24, of Clinton Road, Shirley, was also charged with wounding when he appeared at Birmingham Magistrates' Court.

He was remanded in custody to appear at Birmingham Crown Court on Thursday.

A 38-year-old man also suffered facial wounds in the attack.

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