Pair accused of murder of teenage girl

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A MAN and teenager were due to go on trial today over the murder of a Sheffield woman whose body was found in a Rotherham canal.

Ishaq Hussain, aged 22, of Ferham Road, Masbrough and an 18-year-old, who cannot be named for legal reasons, are charged with murdering 17-year-old Laura Wilson, pictured, last October.

The body of the young woman, from Hartington Close, Holmes, was discovered in the South Yorkshire Navigation Canal after she was reported missing.

Police divers pulled Laura’s body from the canal after her personal belongings were found on the towpath.

The pair were due to appear at Sheffield Crown Court.