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15 June 2012, 05:35
The family of a woman who died in hospital this week after being found seriously injured in Arminghall near Norwich have been paying to her.
34-year-old Angela Phillips was discovered with head injuries after police were called to a house on Arminghall Lane in Arminghall on Monday at around 4pm.
She was taken to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital before being transferred to Addenbrookes in Cambridgeshire where she died on Wednesday.
The family have released the following statement:
"We have lost a daughter, sister, mother and aunt in the most horrific circumstances.
Angela was a beautiful and vivacious young woman with a gift for artistry and creativity.
It is a tragedy for everyone that her young life has ended so abruptly.
We would like to express our sincere gratitude to the staff at the Norfolk & Norwich and Addenbrookes hospitals who made Angela's final hours as bearable as possible, and our thanks to the Police for their ongoing support during the impossible days ahead.
We respectfully request that at this time we are left to come to terms with our sudden loss in private."
39-year-old Thomas Crompton from Arminghall Lane in Arminghall, was charged with assault with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.
He appeared before Norwich Magistrates Court on Wednesday where he was remanded in custody to appear before Norwich Crown Court on Tuesday 26th June.