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The family of murdered business woman Sadie Hartley have issued a touching tribute to the "best mum we could have" and said that she was excited about her daughter's engagement just one week ago.
This morning Karina Wash, 55, appeared at Blackburn Magistrates Court charged with Sadie's murder. She'll appear at Preston Crown court tomorrow alongside Sarah Williams, 34, who has also been charged with murder.
The partner of Sadie Hartley has paid a tribute to her. Ian Johnston said she was a "wonderful mother, sister, partner and friend".
A murder investigation was launched after her body was found at a house in Helmshore, Rossendale, on Friday, January 15.
Sarah Williams, 34, has been charged with her murder.
Detectives are questioning a 34 year old woman over the murder of a Sandie Hartley in Rossendale.
The 60 year old was found dead with knife wounds at her home in Helmshaw on Friday night.
It's thought an employee called the police when she couldn't be contacted.
A murder investigation is continuing after the body of a woman was found at a house in Helmshore, Rossendale, on Friday, January 15.
Police and paramedics were called to a house on Sunny Bank Road where they found a 60-year-old woman with knife wounds. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
Lancashire Police has named the woman as Sadie Hartley, though she is yet to be formally identified. A post-mortem examination is also due to take place.
The death is being treated as murder, but arrests have yet to be made.
A murder investigation's been launched after a 60 year old woman was found dead at a house in Lancashire.
Emergency services were called to Sunny Bank Road in Helmshore on Friday night following a report of concern for the welfare of the woman.
The woman was found dead at the scene.
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A court hearing of a woman charged with the murder of a businesswoman was halted after the accused collapsed to the floor.
Police investigating the murder of a 60-year-old woman in Helmshore say a 34-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder.