Two brother who were found guilty of murdering a woman in Birkenhead have been jailed.

Nicholas Curtis, 32, was sentenced to 18 years in prison along with his brother Stuart Curtis, 31, who was sentenced to 16 years.

Glenda Jackson, 44, was found with multiple stab wounds in the communal hallway of her home in Greyson Mews on the morning of Sunday, 30 September. Ms Jackson was pronounced dead at the scene.

Both brothers denied murder but were convicted following a trial at Liverpool Crown Court.

Nicholas Curtis, 32, sentenced to 18 years in prison Credit: Merseyside Police

Ms Jackson sustained multiple stab wounds as a result of the attack, which occurred following an earlier confrontation with a group including the Curtis brothers, during which she was assaulted and subjected to verbal homophobic abuse.

Detective Chief Inspector, Richie Jones