Pictured: Woman stabbed to death at home in South Yorkshire as a son is charged with murder

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Pictured: woman, 61, stabbed to death at home on a ‘very quiet street’ in South Yorkshire, while her 31-year-old son is charged with murder

  • Agita Geslere, 61, found with stab wounds at home in Barnsley, South Yorkshire
  • The woman died shortly afterwards and the police started a murder investigation
  • A neighbor said: ‘It is normally a very quiet street and I rarely lock the door’
  • Renars Geslers, 31, has been charged with murder and will appear in court on Friday

This is a photo of the woman who was stabbed at home on a ‘very quiet street’ while her 31-year-old son is accused of murder.

Agita Geslere, 61, was found with stab wounds on Tuesday shortly after 12:30 p.m. in Barnsley, South Yorkshire.

She was rushed to hospital, but died a short time later. Police closed the street and started a murder investigation.

A post-mortem examination confirmed she died from multiple stab wounds. Renars Geslers, 31, has been charged with murder, police said.

Mr Geslers, from Barnsley, has been remanded in custody and will appear before the Barnsley Magistrates’ Court on Friday.

Agita Geslere (pictured above), 61, was found shortly after 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday with stab wounds in Barnsley, South Yorkshire. She was rushed to hospital, but died a short time later

An aerial view of police vehicles on the street in Barnsley.  A post-mortem examination confirmed that the woman died from multiple stab wounds

An aerial view of police vehicles on the street in Barnsley. A post-mortem examination confirmed that the woman died from multiple stab wounds

Agita’s death caused shock waves through the community and one woman said it was a surprise to see such a heavy police presence.

Karen Hutchinson, who lives meters away from where Mrs. Geslere was stabbed, said, “I first knew something was up when I saw the police cordon near our house and told my husband.

I wondered what the hell had happened. I’ve only just found out what happened and it was quite a shock.

‘I realized it must be something serious and apparently there was a stabbing. It’s such a shock. It is normally a very quiet street and I rarely lock the door. ‘

Detective Chief Inspector Mick Hakin, who is leading the investigation into Agita’s death, said: “I am aware that these types of incidents are a major concern for local residents.

‘I want to reassure the local community that research to date shows that this is an isolated incident.

Police on the scene earlier this week.  Renars Geslers, of Barnsley, has been remanded in custody and will appear before Barnsley Magistrates' Court on Friday

Police on the scene earlier this week. Renars Geslers, of Barnsley, has been remanded in custody and will appear before Barnsley Magistrates’ Court on Friday

Karen Hutchinson (above), who lives meters away from where Ms. Geslere was stabbed, said: 'It's normally a very quiet street and I rarely lock the door'

Karen Hutchinson (above), who lives meters away from where Ms. Geslere was stabbed, said: ‘It’s normally a very quiet street and I rarely lock the door’

Police will remain at Brierfield Close for the next few days while officers conduct their investigation.

“I would encourage anyone who has not yet had an opportunity to speak to us to contact the police if they have information that may be helpful.”

South Yorkshire Police are calling on anyone who can assist in the investigation into Agita’s death to call 101 quoting incident number 15 of May 25, or to call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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