A 41-year-old woman will appear in Court today charged with the murder of Bradford-born widow Margaret Hartley.

Mrs Hartley, 77, who was brought up in Marmion Avenue, Lower Grange, Bradford, died at her home in Cross Keys Court in Horbury, Wakefield, on Friday, May 15.

Former Belle Vue Girls School pupil Mrs Hartley, known as Peggy, was found dead by police following a search.

The woman charged with her murder will appear at Wakefield Magistrates’ Court this morning.