A MAN has been charged with the murder of mother-of-five Rachel Evans.

Carl Harrison, 46, of Hignett Avenue, Parr will appear in court on Thursday.

Police were called to an address in Hignett Avenue, Parr at around 12.50pm on Monday to reports a woman had been stabbed.

Emergency services were called and Rachel Evans, 46, was declared dead at the scene.

A Home Office post mortem established the cause of death was multiple stab wounds.

Harrison has been remanded in custody to appear at South Sefton Magistrates’ Court on Thursday.

Rachel’s family have issued a photograph and paid the following tribute: "Rachel was a loving mother to five boys, a sister and an aunt."

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Rachel Evans

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The scene at Hignett Avenue, Parr