A MAN charged with murdering his wife at their Kidderminster home last year has been remanded in custody.

Alan Evans, aged 34, of Stoney Lane, appeared at Kidderminster Magistrates Court yesterday and is accused of the murder of his 32-year-old wife, Louise Evans, between July 9 and 11 last year.

Mrs Evans was found dead at the foot of the stairs at their home in Stoney Lane on July 10.

Her husband was brought before magistrates after being charged on Tuesday night and was remanded in custody to appear before Worcester Crown Court tomorrow.