Longton stabbing: Woman charged with murder after death of man, 75

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Raymond Conlan died after being found with stab wounds at an address in Longton on 6 March

A woman has been charged with murdering a 75-year-old man who died of stab wounds.

Raymond Conlan died shortly after being found at a house in Cedar Grove in Longton, Lancashire on 6 March.

Elizabeth Birtwistle, of no fixed address, was arrested and later detained under the Mental Health Act.

The 32-year-old appeared at Preston Crown Court and will be brought before the same court on 15 January for a plea and trial preparation hearing.

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