A 27-year-old man has been charged with murdering a 25-year-old woman who was reportedly stabbed and run over outside her home.
The woman, who has not yet been named, was was found lying in the road on a residential street in Tamworth, Staffs.
Emergency services were called to reports the victim had been seriously injured during an attack at around 1.30am on Friday.
Despite the best efforts of paramedics, the young woman was pronounced dead at the scene.
Jake Notman, of Bingley Avenue, Tamworth, was taken to hospital with minor injuries and has since been charged with murder.
He has been remanded in police custody ahead of a court appearance next week.
A neighbour told the Sun: “The whole thing is absolutely appalling.
“The poor girl’s body was left on the driveway of the house next door, and I think it is still there covered by a police forensics tent.
“It’s like a bad dream. I was asleep but the sheer amount of blue lights woke me up.”
A Staffordshire Police spokesperson said: “A 27-year-old man has been charged with murder after the death of a woman in Tamworth.
“Officers were called to Bingley Avenue shortly before 1:30am on Friday 20 November following reports a woman had been seriously injured.
“Despite the best efforts of emergency services staff, the woman sadly died at the scene.
“Jake Notman, of Bingley Avenue, Tamworth, was arrested on suspicion of murder shortly after and has since been charged by detectives.
“He has been remanded in police custody ahead of a court appearance.”
West Midlands Ambulance Service said last week they had been contacted by police just after 1.37am to reports of an assault.
A spokesman said: “We sent three ambulances, two paramedic officers and the MERIT emergency doctor and critical care paramedic to the scene.
“On arrival, crews found a woman with life threatening injuries and worked quickly to administer advanced trauma care to the patient.
“Sadly, despite best efforts nothing could be done to save the woman and she was confirmed dead at the scene.
“A second patient, a man, was treated at the scene before being taken to hospital for further assessment.”