Murder charge over Peterborough house stab death

House where body was found
Image caption The man was found at the house in Chatsfield, Werrington

A man has appeared in court charged with murder over the death of a man found at a house in Cambridgeshire.

Ismail Thathia, 58, was found dead in Chatsfield, in the Werrington area of Peterborough, on Monday.

Abbas Burhanpurwala, 32, of Copsewood, Werrington, appeared at Peterborough Magistrates' Court and will next appear at Cambridge Crown Court on 5 October.

He is also charged with the attempted murder of a woman who suffered stab wounds in the incident.

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