Elderly man, 87, charged with homicide of spouse ‘in want of pressing medical therapy’ | UK | News | EUROtoday

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An 87-year-old man has been charged with the homicide of his 85-year-old spouse, Delia Haxworth, who died on June 18.

William Arthur Haxworth, a resident of Upper Lansdown Mews in Bath, appeared earlier than magistrates on Thursday.

He has been remanded in custody and is scheduled to look at Bristol Crown Court on Friday.

Emergency companies have been known as to the couple’s residence within the upscale suburb—the place the common home value is £1.9 million—discovering Mrs Haxworth in want of pressing medical consideration.

Despite the efforts of paramedics, she was pronounced lifeless on the scene on Tuesday morning, in line with a spokesman for Avon and Somerset Police.

Mrs. Haxworth’s physique has been formally recognized, and her household has been knowledgeable.

They are at present receiving help from household liaison officers.

Detective Inspector Mark Newbury of Avon and Somerset Police expressed sympathy for Delia’s household, saying: “Our thoughts are very much with Delia’s family as they begin to come to terms with this tragedy.

“Although a person has been charged, we’re nonetheless within the early levels of our investigation.”

Police are urging anybody with data to come back ahead, notably those that could have seen or have footage of an older man with a rucksack strolling from Upper Lansdown Mews to Bennett Street, or a person climbing scaffolding in Bennett Street.

Anyone with data is requested to contact Avon and Somerset Police at 101, referencing Operation Network, or submit data on-line.