A woman has been charged with murder following the death of a man in Longton.Advertisement
Police were called around 3.50am on March 6 to a report of a serious assault at an address in Cedar Grove.
Emergency services attended with Raymond Conlan, 75, found inside the property with serious injuries to his head and body.
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He was treated by paramedics at the scene but sadly died.
A Home Office post mortem confirmed he died as a result of stab injuries.
A woman was arrested on suspicion of murder and later detained under the Mental Health Act.
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Elizabeth Birtwistle, 32, of no fixed address, has now been charged with murder and appeared at Preston Magistrates’ Court yesterday (Thursday, 22 October).
She is due to make a further appearance at Preston Crown Court today (Friday, 23 October).
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