Man and woman due to stand trial over Barnsley murder

John Gogarty
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A man and woman are due to stand trial today over the murder of a South Yorkshire man killed in his home.

John Gogarty, aged 65, was found dead in his home in Mark Street, Wombwell, on July 17.

Helen Nichols, 38, and Ian Birley, 43, both of Mont Walk, Wombwell, are due to appear at Sheffield Crown Court charged with murder and robbery.

They have both pleaded not guilty to the charges.