A COUPLE have been found guilty of murdering a woman following a two week trial.

Justine Wainwright, 57, had been appearing at Sheffield Crown Court for the last two weeks alongside her girlfriend Penny Brownlie, 45, who both denied the murder of 42-year-old Claire Louise Smith on May 18.

Claire’s body was found with 74 external injuries on Britannia Close at about 6am on May 19.

The pair will be sentenced today.