Man Charged With Murdering Woman in Bilston

A 55 year old Birmingham man's been charged with murdering a woman in the Black Country.

37 year old Lisa Skidmore was strangled at a house in Mill Croft in Bilston before a fire there last Thursday morning.

Her 80-year-old mother was assaulted and had to be treated in hospital.

Lisa Skidmore

Leroy Campbell, of Forest Road, Moseley, is charged with one count of murder, two counts of rape and arson with intent to endanger life.

He is also charged with attempted murder following the attack on Lisa's mother and will appear before Birmingham Magistrates today (Thursday 1st Dec).

Extra patrols are currently being conducted in the area around Mill Croft and anyone with concerns should contact their local policing team.

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