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Aras Hussain, 21, is due to make his first appearance at Sheffield Crown Court tomorrow, Friday, 6 September, for the Plea and Case Management Hearing of the murder of 18-year-old Reema Ramzan on Tuesday, 4 June.
Police were called to an address on Herries Road, Shirecliffe, at around 5pm on Tuesday, 4 June.
The body of Miss Ramzan was discovered within the address. The post mortem concluded that Miss Ramzan had suffered a severe knife attack resulting in fatal injuries, including the severing of her head.
Hussain was found with a serious chest injury outside on the road at the same time of the incident and was conveyed to hospital where he was placed under arrest.
He was charged with murder on Tuesday, 18 June and remanded to custody following his appearance at Sheffield Magistrate’s Court on the same day.
Miss Ramzan’s family have asked for the media to continue to respect their privacy while the case continues through the courts, and have provided the following message:
“Reema was a loving and caring daughter and sister. We are devastated as a family at the loss of Reema and we cannot believe that this has happened to someone we love so much.
“We have received so much support from our extended family, friends, people in the community where we live and especially from the staff and students at Sheffield College where Reema attended.
“We would again like to pass on our heartfelt thanks for all the messages and support, as they have given us strength and helped us to try to deal with the nightmare we have found ourselves in.”
Source: South Yorkshire Police
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