A 23-year-old man has been charged with murder after a “beautiful girl” was stabbed to death.
Bhavini Pravin was found seriously injured by East Midlands Ambulance Service at a property in Moores Road, Leicester, at 12.39pm on Monday, Leicestershire Police said.
The 21-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene.
Jigukumar Sorthi, 23, of East Park Road, Leicester, has been charged with murder and possession of a bladed/sharply pointed weapon, the force added.
He is set to appear at the city’s magistrates’ court on Wednesday.
Paying tribute to Miss Pravin, her family said in a statement: “As a family we could never have imagined that one day we would be issuing a tribute to Bhavini under such circumstances.
“Our world has been ripped apart by her death and we can’t believe she has gone. A light has gone out in our lives.
“Bhavini was a devoted daughter and sister, loved by all who knew her.
“She was beautiful, kind and sweet. Our lives will never be the same without her.