Daughter denies her mother’s murder

Crime news

Crime news

A woman has denied murdering her mother following an incident at the pensioner’s Preston home.

Marie Hothersall, 83, of Hoyles Lane, Cottam, died in Royal Preston Hospital two months after her daughter Ann Patricia Lupton was charged by police of attempting to murder her. Lupton, 53, or Cedar Lane, Alsager, Cheshire, appeared in the dock at Preston Crown Court where she pleaded not guilty to murder.

She has been remanded in custody and will stand trial at Liverpool Crown Court on January 14


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