POLICE have confirmed the identity of a 75-year-old woman who was found dead at a property in Cudworth last week.

Emergency services were called to Birkwood Avenue at about 5.35pm on April 2, where Mrs Doreen Walker's body was found.

A post-mortem examination revealed she died of multiple injuries.

Liam Naylor, 23, of Junction Street, Barnsley, appeared at Barnsley Magistrates’ Court on Saturday charged with murder and has been remanded until his next court date at Sheffield Crown Court on April 17.

A 17-year-old girl also arrested has been bailed pending further police enquiries.