Sheffield woman to be sentenced for stabbing husband to death

A Sheffield woman who stabbed her husband to death is to be sentenced tomorrow.

Thursday, 27th June 2019, 10:24 am
Updated Thursday, 27th June 2019, 10:24 am
Emergency services were called to Orgreave Lane, Handsworth, after a fatal stabbing

Marjorie Grayson, aged 83, fatally stabbed her 85-year-old husband, Alan, in the home they shared in Orgreave Lane, Handsworth, last September.

Emergency services were called to Orgreave Lane, Handsworth, after a fatal stabbing

She admitted manslaughter during a previous hearing and her case was adjourned for psychiatric reports to be carried out.

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The OAP, who suffers from dementia, admitted the charge on the grounds of diminished responsibility.

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Mr Justice Nicklin, who is presiding over the case, has previously said that he is considering alternatives to prison for the city pensioner.