Family tribute to 'much-loved mum' found dead in Birmingham house as man is charged with murder

Anthony Hoey has been charged with the murder of Francis Dwyer in Birmingham. Her family have today paid tribute
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A man is due in court today (Tuesday, March 2) charged with murder as a family pays tribute to a woman whose body was sadly found at a house in Birmingham.

West Midlands Police have charged Anthony Hoey with the murder of Francis Dwyer, aged 48, who was found at a property on Mulwych Road, Tile Cross, on Saturday (30 March). 

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Hoey, aged 49, of Hall Road, Handsworth, was arrested on Saturday evening and is due to appear at Birmingham Magistrates Court today. He is further charged with theft, aggravated vehicle taking and driving a motor vehicle taken without the owner's consent.

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Francis Dwyer

Family tribute

Her family, including her mum, two daughters and grandchildren, today paid tribute to her saying: "My Fran you will be missed so much. We don’t know how we will get on without you. 

"A much loved daughter, mother, nan, sister, auntie, mother-in-law and friend. Heaven has gained the most beautiful Angel.

"You're missed by all your family and friends. Forever and always we love you."