A MAN charged with the murder of a Barnsley woman will be sentenced tomorrow.

Police were called to a property on Rotherham Road, Monk Bretton, at around 1am on May 21 to reports that a woman was injured.

Despite the best efforts of the police and the ambulance service, 53-year-old Julie Youel was pronounced dead at the scene, dying of stab wounds.

Darren Youel, 54, was arrested and charged with her murder and will appear for sentencing at Sheffield Crown Court.