Two women in court over murder of Lancashire businesswoman

A court hearing of a woman charged with the murder of a businesswoman was halted after one of the defendants collapsed to the floor.

Two women are accused of the murder of mother-of-two Sadie Hartley, 60, at her home in Helmshore, Lancashire.

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Woman questioned over Rossendale 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.

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