Familie mourn the “terrible, sudden loss” of 39-year-old woman who was stabbed to death by 26-year old man.

  • After police arrived at a Staffordshire house to investigate, Lucy Clews died.
  • The post-mortem revealed that the victim, 39 years old, died from multiple stabbing wounds.
  • After being charged with murder, a 26-year-old man remains in custody

Lucy Clews was pronounced dead by paramedics after police were called to a home in West Chadsmoor, following concerns for the welfare of a woman at 12.40am on Wednesday

After police called at West Chadsmoor home to inquire about welfare concerns of Lucy Clews on Wednesday 12.40am, paramedics declared Lucy Clews deceased

After a Staffordshire woman was fatally stabbed, a man has been charged with murder. Her family called it a “terrible and sudden loss”.

After police called at West Chadsmoor home to inquire about welfare concerns of Lucy Clews on Wednesday, 12.40am, paramedics declared Lucy Clews deceased. 

Staffordshire Police stated that the cause of death for the 39-year old was multiple stab injuries.

An unidentified 26-year-old male suspect in murder has been taken into police custody. He is still in custody.

Lucy’s family are being supported by specially-trained officers, and in a statement they said: ‘We are suffering the terrible sudden loss of a very special granddaughter, daughter and sister. 

We will not be able to replace Lucy in our hearts. She will live on in our collective memories.

“We request privacy as we deal with the past.

Detective Inspector Cheryl Hannan, of the force's Major Investigation Department is appealing for information

Cheryl Hannan Detective Inspector, Major Investigation Department of the Force is looking for any information

Cheryl Hannan (detective inspector), of the Major Investigation Department said, “If you have any information on Lucy’s movements in the Christmas period please contact me.”

“Did she see you in Cannock or heard from her?”

Anyone with information, CCTV, smart doorbell or dashcam footage of the area at the time, should visit the link Major Incident Public Portal website https://mipp.police.uk/operation/STAFFS21H14-PO1, or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.