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A 21-year-old man has been charged with the murder of an 18-year-old woman from Darnall, Sheffield.
On Tuesday 4 June 2013, police were called to an incident on Herries Road, Shirecliffe. The body of 18-year-old Reema Ramzan was found within the house, it was apparent that Miss Ramzan had suffered a severe knife attack resulting in fatal injuries, including the severing of her head. A man was arrested outside the house on suspicion of murder.
The man was charged today and will appear at Sheffield Magistrates Court this afternoon before 4pm (Tuesday 18 June).
Message from Reema’s family: “Following the death of Reema, a loving and caring daughter and sister, we as a family would like to pass on our heartfelt thanks for all of the messages and support we have received from our extended family, friends, people in the community where we live and especially from the staff and students at Sheffield College.
“These messages and support have given us strength and helped us to try to deal with the nightmare we have found ourselves in. As a family, our thoughts now turn to being able to bury Reema and to let her finally rest in peace.
“We would like to thank the media for allowing us to grieve and it is our intention as family not to speak about our loss whilst the case continues through the courts.”
Source: South Yorkshire Police
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