Padiham woman (34) charged with murder

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A PADIHAM woman accused of murdering a man in Colne a week ago has made a brief appearance at the crown court today.

Donna Harrison (34) of Beech Street, had a preliminary hearing at Preston Crown Court this morning.

She been charged following the death of Steven Sheppard last Monday, along with another defendant, Wayne Mackie (40) of Basil Street, Colne who has not yet been produced from custody and is due to appear at court later in the day.

The case was adjourned for a plea and case management hearing to take place on December 19th.

A date for a possible trial has been identified as February 13th.

There was no application for bail on behalf of Harrison and she was remanded in custody by Judge Anthony Russell QC.