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Timeline of Chester pair's brutal and lengthy plot to kill Sadie Hartley

Businesswoman was stabbed to death at her home in a horrific knife attack

Sadie Hartley was found dead in her house in Helmshore

Sadie Hartley was stabbed to death at her home in a horrific knife attack after being shot with a stun gun.

Ms Hartley, who ran her own medical communications business, was found dead at her detached home on Sunny Bank Road in Helmshore, Rossendale, on January 14, this year.

Sarah Williams, 34, of Treborth Road, Blacon, and Katrina Walsh, 56, of Hare Lane, Guilden Sutton, were today both found guilty of murdering the 60-year-old mum-of-two.

Watch how police pieced together Chester killers' 'premeditated assassination' of Sadie Hartley

Here is a breakdown of the main events in the lead up to the murder:

 

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