TWO women accused of murdering Claire Louise Smith have pleaded not guilty in court.

Penelope Brownlie, 45, and Justine Wainwright, 57, both of Britannia Close, appeared at Sheffield Crown Court to enter their plea.

The women have been remanded in custody and a trial has been set for November 5.

Claire Louise Smith died on May 19 as a result of injuries from a 'very severe, physical attack'. Her body was found on Union Street.