James Brindley was stabbed to death during a night out with friends.
Birmingham Man Arrested After Woman Killed And Children Injured
42 year old from Sutton Coldfield charged with the murder and attempted murder of his family.
Andrew Leigh, a telecommunications engineer from Kennedy Close, Sutton Coldfield will appear appear before Birmingham Magistrates Court today.
He is charged with the murder of Luan Leigh aged 42, who was found dead at her home in Woodlands Farm Road, Pype Hayes on Sunday 29 June.
A post mortem revealed she died as a result of "compression to the neck".
He is also charged with the attempted murder of a 15-year-old boy who suffered a stab injury to his chest and a nine-year-old girl was strangled.
Both are recovering in hospital.
Two teenagers have been arrested after it's suspected they plotted to rob a taxi driver by luring him to a bogus midnight pick-up in Birmingham.
27 year-old Chevaze McGregor pleaded guilty to killing the 2 year-old boy at an earlier hearing
The Chief Constable of West Midlands Police has warned forces across the UK are at breaking point because of funding cuts.
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