A WOMAN has been charged with murder after a 52-year-old man was fatally stabbed.
Sonja Blenkiron, 41, is in police custody after being charged with the murder of Paul Wagland.
1Paul Wagland, 52, was found dead at a home in Bristol in the early hours of Monday morningCredit: SWNSA spokesperson for Avon & Somerset Police said: “We’ve charged a 41-year-old woman in connection with the death of a man in Hartcliffe, Bristol, on Monday, January 30.
“Sonja Blenkiron has been charged with the murder of 52-year-old Paul Wagland, who died at a property on Gatcombe Road.”
A post-mortem examination has since concluded the 52-year-old’s cause of death was a single stab wound.
Blenkiron, of Gatcombe Road, remains in police custody and is set to appear at Bristol Magistrates’ Court on Thursday, February 2.
A heartfelt tribute was paid by Paul’s family in a statement which read: “As a family we are devastated by the sudden loss of our loving Dad. He was artistic, caring, funny and ambitious.
“He was the best ‘Pap’ to his three grandchildren who he loved unconditionally.
“His love for cooking, music and dancing will live on through us forever. We will always cherish the memories we had with him. He will be missed by all his family and friends.
“We are very shocked about the circumstances of our Dad’s death and would appreciate some respect and privacy at this time.”
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