41-year-old Sarah Anne Knock is fighting a murder charge, arguing she was of unsound mind when Jennifer Ruth Lanciano was killed.
41-year-old Sarah Anne Knock is fighting a murder charge, arguing she was of unsound mind when Jennifer Ruth Lanciano was killed.

Woman denies killing another woman due to insanity

A 41-year-old Perth woman will stand trial after pleading not guilty to murder on the basis she is of unsound mind.

Sarah Anne Knock was charged after Jennifer Ruth Lanciano, 57, died from her injuries in Armadale in November last year.

Knock appeared in Stirling Gardens Magistrates Court on Wednesday via video link from a high-security in-patient unit at Graylands psychiatric hospital and will next face court for a mention on February 17.


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