DETECTIVES investigating the murder of a woman in Stoke-on-Trent have today (Aug 15) named her as Nicola Bray, aged 45. Nicola was found at her home in Scrivener Road in Cliffe Vale at around 10.45am on Thursday (August 13).
Investigations continue into Nicola’s death and specially-trained officers are currently with her family to offer support at this difficult time.
Sheila Pickerill, aged 48, of Steel Street, Hartshill, has been charged with grievous bodily harm and appeared before magistrates at the North Staffordshire Justice Centre this morning (August 15).
Anyone with any information should call Staffordshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 246 of August 13, or alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.