Stoke & Staffordshire

Women appear in court over Stoke-on-Trent death

The body was found at an address in Chorlton Road, Stoke-on-Trent
Image caption Mr Anderson died of a stab wound to his chest

Two women will appear at crown court after being charged with murder following the death of a man at his home in Stoke-on-Trent.

William Anderson, 38, died of a single stab wound to the chest on Chorlton Road in Birches Head on Sunday night.

Bridget Purcell, 42, of of Boulton Street and Stephanie Stubbs, 23, of no fixed address, appeared before magistrates on Thursday.

They will appear at Stafford Crown Court on Friday.

The women appeared at North Staffordshire Magistrates' Court. Two men who were arrested have been released without charge.

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