Two women charged with murder over death of South Yorkshire woman

Two women have been charged with murder over the death of a woman in South Yorkshire.

Wednesday, 23rd May 2018, 21:04 pm
Updated Wednesday, 23rd May 2018, 21:16 pm
Police at the scene.

The body of Claire Louise Smith was found on Union Street close to Barnsley town centre on Saturday, May 19, at 6.50am.

Penelope Brownlie, aged 45, and Justine Wainwright, aged 57, also known as Bridget O’Keefe, have this evening both been charged with murder.

A 71-year-old woman arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with the investigation has been released on police bail as enquiries continue.