Murder suspect prepares for court appearance in Sheffield over death of mum-of-four

A man is due to appear at court in Sheffield today over the murder of a mum-of-four.

By Claire Lewis
Wednesday, 9th October 2019, 12:01 pm
Updated Wednesday, 9th October 2019, 4:26 pm

Gary Arthur Allen, aged 46, has been charged with the murder of 38-year-old Alena Grlakova, from Rotherham, who was found dead on land off Taylors Lane, Parkgate in April. Machine gun found in South Yorkshire canal.

POLICE: Machine gun found in South Yorkshire canalShe was reported missing by her family in January and enquiries revealed that she had last been seen alive in that area on Boxing Day, 2018.

LATEST: Brother of Sheffield's Bradley Moore says death will impact family 'for rest of our lives'Murder suspect Allen has been remanded into custody and is due before Sheffield magistrates today.VIDEO: Man struck by bottle hurled on train between Sheffield and RotherhamMan struck by bottle hurled on train between Sheffield and RotherhamA post-mortem examination concluded that Alena died as a result of neck injuries.

Alena Grlakova was killed in Rotherham last year

Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 and quote incident number 453 of April 8, 2019.

Crimestoppers can be contacted, anonymously, on 0800 555111, or the incident room can be called directly on 01709 443540.