Pair charged with Colne murder

A PADIHAM woman has been charged with the murder of Colne man Steven Sheppard.

Donna Harrison (34), of Beech Street, was charged along with Wayne Mackie (40), of Basil Street, Colne.

Both have been remanded in custody to appear before Burnley Magistrates’ Court this morning.

A third person, a 49-year-old woman from Colne was released with no further action.

Mr Sheppard’s body was found at a house in Portland Street, Colne, on Monday. A post-mortem examination revealed the 47-year-old had died as a result of multiple head and chest injuries.