BREAKING: Man charged with Wath murder

Police outside a property on Sandygate at Wath where two bodies were discovered
Police outside a property on Sandygate at Wath where two bodies were discovered
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A man has been charged with the alleged murder of two women who were found dead at a house in Sandygate, Wath.

Peter Redfern, aged 70, is charged with two counts of murder and is due to appear at Rotherham Magistrates court today.

Jean Redfern, aged 67, and her daughter, Sarah Redfern, 33, were discovered at the property at around 7pm on Monday night.

Post mortem results have revealed that Jean Redfern suffered asphyxiation and Sarah Redfern died from severe head injuries.

Their relatives have now been informed.