THE SISTER of murder victim Julie Ann Gallagher will make a fresh plea for people to come forward to help police with their investigation at a Press conference tomorrow.
Deborah Bradshaw will make the appeal alongside Det Supt Colin Fisher, who is leading the murder hunt, at Rotherham’s Main Street Police Station at 10am.
Forty-one-year-old Julie died from a single stab wound to her chest. Her body was found at around 12.30pm on Saturday March 27 at her home in Foljambe Road, Eastwood.
Detectives are keen to speak with anyone who may have seen or know anything about belongings that are missing from Julie’s home.
Items missing include a gold ring with engravings, a gold pendant with green and maroon coloured stones, one pair of gold swirl creole earrings, a gold bangle, a black leather handbag and a mobile phone.
Julie was last seen alive at about 1.15am on Thursday March 24 as she left the Cranworth pub in nearby Fitzwilliam Road. She was alone and it is believed she made her way home.
There was no sign of forced entry into the mid-terraced property and detectives are keen to hear from anyone who saw Julie that night or saw any visitors to the address.
Below is CCTV footage of the last known sighting of Julie outside the Cranworth pub.
A 55-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder but has been released on bail.