The husband of Vodafone head of business analysis Sally Sinclair has been charged with her murder, after she was found stabbed to death at her rented home in Hampshire on Saturday (August 16).
Sinclair, a married mother-of-two, was found at 10pm on Saturday night at the house near the village of Amport and was pronounced dead at the scene.
Her husband, 47-year-old Alisdair Sinclair, was arrested and taken into custody for questioning.
Alan Smith, a spokesman for Hampshire Police, said: "The post mortem has revealed that the woman, 40-year-old Sally Sinclair, died of stab wounds to the upper body.
"Detectives have charged a man with murder and I can confirm that he is Alisdair Sinclair. He remains in police custody and will appear at Basingstoke magistrates court this morning [August 20]."
It is understood that Mr Sinclair dealt in second hand cars from the house, which he shared with his wife and their 10-year-old twin sons.
Vodafone confirmed Mrs Sinclair worked from its Newbury headquarters from 1994. Vodafone UK human resources director Matthew Brearley said: "Sally will be deeply missed by her colleagues here at Vodafone. Our sympathy goes out to Sally’s family and friends."