A man accused of killing his wife at their home in Adlington near Chorley in April has pleaded not guilty to murder.
Mark Dyson, 54, was remanded in custody when he appeared via a video link at Preston Crown Court.
Dyson is accused of murdering his 53-year-old wife Carole. Her body was found by police who broke into the couple’s semi-detached home in Harrison Road, Adlington after concerns were raised about her safety.
A trial, set for October 20, is expected to last between six and seven days.