Trial date set for man accused of Hanbury murder

By Connie Osborne Tuesday 04 February 2014 Updated: 04/02 21:01

A DATE has been set for the trial of a Hanbury man who is accused of murdering a woman.

Lian Wild, 22 and from School Road, is accused of killing 43-year-old Karen Wild who is also from School Road.

Police and paramedics were called to Mrs Wild's home about 4.30pm on Thursday (January 30) following reports of a woman having serious stab wounds.

She was pronounced dead at the scene.

The case was dealt with at Worcester Crown Court on Tuesday (February 4) in the absence of Wild after his honour Judge Juckes QC was told he was too unwell to appear in court.

He is set to stand trial at Birmingham Crown Court on July 28 following permission from the circuit judge.

He remains in custody.

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