A WOMAN has been charged with conspiring to murder Marc Jepson in Farnworth.

Sandra Jepson, aged 41, was remanded in custody after appearing at Bolton Magistrates’ Court earlier today.

She was charged yesterday with conspiracy to commit murder and conspiracy to commit grievous bodily harm.

Mr Jepson was found dead at his home, an end-of-terrace house in Kildare Street, Farnworth, on March 5.

Jepson becomes the fourth suspect charged in connection with Mr Jepson’s death.

Carl Hodgkiss, aged 28, of Elton Avenue, Farnworth, is charged with Mr Jepson’s murder.

Irene Hodgkiss, aged 63, of Fairwood Avenue, Farnworth, is accused of assisting Carl Hodgkiss.

Vikas Hussain, aged 25, of Leverhulme Avenue, Great Lever, was charged with perverting the course of justice.

Jepson and the other three suspects will appear at Manchester Crown Court, Crown Square on June 5.