A MAN charged with the murder of a Flintshire mum-of-two and two counts of attempted murder was today (Tuesday, July 13) remanded in custody.

Krystian Krysztof Rozek, 27 of Cae Hir, Flint, appeared at a three-minute hearing at Flintshire magistrates’ court in Mold this morning.

Rozek is charged with the murder of 29-year-old Monika Wasko, of Cae Hir, who worked as a cleaner in the local council offices.

He is further charged with with the attempted murders of her husband, Rafael Wasko, 33, and an 11-year-old boy.

The boy remains in a critical condition at a Liverpool hospital. An order was made that he should not be identified.

All three are alleged to have suffered stab wounds.

The case was adjourned for a preliminary hearing on July 16.

Chris Jesse, defending, did not apply for bail, saying the issue would be dealt with at a bail hearing fixed before Judge Merfyn Hughes QC at Caernarfon Crown Court tomorrow.

The defendant, who followed proceedings with the aid of a Polish interpreter, said nothing apart from confirming his personal details.

He sat in the secure dock with one custody officer, and was dressed in a blue tracksuit.