Sheffield & South Yorkshire

Barnsley man denies pensioner murder charge

Doreen Walker Image copyright South Yorkshire Police
Image caption Doreen Walker's body was found at a house in Birkwood Avenue, Barnsley, in April

A man has denied murdering a 75-year-old woman found dead in a house.

South Yorkshire Police said Doreen Walker's body was discovered at a property in Birkwood Avenue, Cudworth, Barnsley, on 2 April.

Liam Naylor, 23, of Junction Street, Barnsley, entered a not guilty plea during a hearing at Sheffield Crown Court earlier.

He was remanded in custody and will face a trial at Sheffield Crown Court on 2 October.

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