Tributes to ‘loving mother of two’ Cynthia Turner killed in Oldbury stabbing - husband charged with murder

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Cynthia Turner’s husband has been charged with her murder after she was stabbed in Oldbury, West Midlands

The heartbroken family of a woman stabbed to death in Oldbury have paid tribute to a ‘loving mother of two’.

Cynthia Turner died after being stabbed at a property in the Sandwell market town. West Midlands Police were called to Hilton Road, Oldbury and found Cynthia with serious injuries. Sadly, nothing could be done to save her.

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Legitte Reid, 55, appeared at Wolverhampton Crown Court today (14 December) charged with the murder of his wife Cynthia Turner. He was remanded into custody with a trial set to take place in September next year.

Family tribute

Cynthia’s heartbroken family have today released a picture of the 55-year-old mother of two and issued a statement.

The family said: “Cynthia was a loving mother of two who showed nothing but kindness, care and laughter to everyone she encountered. Our hearts are broken but her memory will forever be with us. “Our friend, daughter, sister, aunt, cousin and mother. Your smile will forever be in our hearts.”

Detective Inspector Jim Colclough, from Force CID, said: “Our thoughts remain with Cynthia’s family at this incredibly difficult time. We are supporting them with specialist officers.”

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