R&B singer Russell Neal has been charged with murdering his wife.

The Hi-Five star's partner Catherine Martinez, 24, was found dead from multiple stab wounds on Wednesday (02Jul14) at their home in Houston, Texas.

Neal was arrested and taken into custody, and on Friday (04Jul14) it emerged he has been charged with murder, according to Tmz.com.

Hi-Five enjoyed hits in the 1990s with I Like the Way (The Kissing Game) and She's Playing Hard to Get. They split in 1994 but reformed in 2005.