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Woman, 51, in court over alleged stabbing in Nottingham

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A defendant appeared in court after a woman was allegedly stabbed in the back inside a house. Marie Byrne, aged 51, of Cedar Road, Forest Fields, appeared at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court on Saturday, March 12, 2022, charged with attempted murder.

She appeared at Nottingham Crown Court on Monday, April 11, where she was identified by name. Wearing a grey sweatshirt and bottoms, she listened to the discussion of her case through a hearing loop. Stage dates were discussed before adjournment to May 19.

A provisional trial date was set for October 10. Judge Gegory Dicksonson QC, the Recorder of Nottingham, told Byrne, who is remanded in custody: “There is a lot of work of be done in this very serious case”.

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The charge comes after officers were called to an address in Cedar Road, Forest Fields, at around 3.15am on Friday, March 11, this year. The victim, a 58-year-old woman, went to hospital.

Detective Constable Louise Fowkes, of Nottinghamshire Police, had said: “This incident occurred in a house and involved people known to each other. Police and paramedics were on the scene quickly to attend to the victim and made an arrest.

“I am pleased we have now been able to bring a charge in this case which is a significant step in our ongoing investigation. We are providing support to the victim and those affected by this incident. I would like to reassure people that Nottinghamshire Police takes knife crime extremely seriously.

“The force will investigate reports and continues to do everything in its power to keep people safe, prevent incidents from occurring and crack down on weapon-enabled crime.”

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