The family of Sandra Harriott, a 56-year-old woman who tragically lost her life after being attacked, has issued a photograph.

Sandra Harriott passed away in a hospital following the violent incident that took place on Friday in Ripon Avenue, Fartown. The local community has been left shocked and deeply saddened by the senseless act of violence.

Roger Harriott, 55, a resident of Manchester Road, Linthwaite, has been charged with the murder of Sandra Harriott and possession of an offensive weapon. He appeared before Leeds magistrates on Saturday, where he was remanded back into custody until his scheduled appearance at Leeds Crown Court on Tuesday, 30 May.

The investigation into this tragic event is ongoing, with authorities working diligently to gather all relevant information. The Homicide and Major Enquiry Team urges anyone who may possess information that could assist in their inquiries to come forward. Individuals can contact the team by calling 101 and referencing crime number 13230291733.

Additionally, those who wish to provide information anonymously can do so by reaching out to the independent charity Crimestoppers at 0800 555 111. Alternatively, information can be shared online at

Sandra Harriott’s family is currently going through an incredibly difficult time and appreciates the support and respect from the community and media during this period of mourning.

As the investigation progresses, the authorities are determined to seek justice for Sandra Harriott and bring closure to her grieving family.