A 55-year-old man is scheduled to appear before Leeds magistrates today, facing charges of murder and possession of an offensive weapon.

Roger Harriott, residing at Manchester Road in Linthwaite, has been held in police custody pending his appearance before the morning session of Leeds Magistrates Court on Saturday, May 27. The charges are in connection with the alleged murder of Sandra Harriott, aged 56.

The investigation into the tragic incident is being conducted by the Homicide and Major Enquiry Team. The murder is reported to have taken place at approximately 6:59 a.m. on Friday, at Ripon Avenue. Authorities are continuing their inquiries to gather further information and evidence related to the case.

West Yorkshire Police have appealed to the public for any information that could assist with the investigation. Individuals with knowledge about the offence are urged to contact the Homicide and Major Enquiry Team by dialling 101 and referencing crime number 13230291733.

Additionally, information can be submitted online at www.westyorkshire.police.uk/101livechat. Those who wish to remain anonymous can provide tips to the independent Crimestoppers charity at 0800 555 111.