Woman due in court over murder of Hartlepool mum Kelly Franklin

A woman is due to appear in court charged with the murder of mum-of-three Kelly Franklin.

Friday, 5th October 2018, 8:01 am
Updated Friday, 5th October 2018, 8:08 am
Police at the scene in August

Kelly 29, was found in Oxford Road, Hartlepool, on Friday, August 3. She is believed to have been stabbed.

Julie Wass, 48, of Kipling Road, Hartlepool, will appear at Teesside Crown Court today charged with murder.

Kelly Franklin

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Ms Franklin died at the scene close to a children’s play area near Chaucer Avenue despite the efforts of passers-by who tried to save her life.