A MAN accused of murdering his wife appeared at Barnsley Magistrates' Court on Friday.

Stephen Barnsdale-Quean, 42, made no plea to a charge of murdering his wife Chantelle.

Barnsdale-Quean was remanded in custody.

Brian Bushell, defending the 42-year-old, made no application for bail.

Barnsdale-Quean was sent to Sheffield Crown Court and will make his first appearance on March 15.