Sheffield & South Yorkshire

Two in court over Rotherham canal body death

Laura Wilson
Image caption Laura Wilson had a four-month old daughter

A man and a teenage boy have appeared in court charged with the murder of a 17-year-old mother from Rotherham whose body was found in a canal.

Laura Wilson was found in the Sheffield and South Yorkshire Navigation Canal in the town on 12 October.

Ishaq Hussain, 21, of Ferham Road, Rotherham, and a 17-year-old boy appeared at Rotherham Magistrates' Court on Thursday.

They were remanded in custody and will appear again on 4 November.

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