OAP Asda car park­ing row ‘killer’ in court

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AN OAP has ap­peared in court af­ter a row over a dis­abled park­ing bay al­legedly ended in a man’s death.

Alan Watts, 65, ( above) is charged with caus­ing the death of Brian Holmes, 64, on Au­gust 8, af­ter he suf­fered se­vere head in­juries in a fall out­side an Asda store.

Af­ter hit­ting his head, Mr Holmes was rushed to Ad­den­brookes Hos­pi­tal, Cam­bridge, but died the next day.

It later emerged the grand­dad, who was a carer for his wife Chris­tine, 60, had been given the all-clear in his bat­tle with can­cer just days ear­lier.

Mr Watts, a builder from Biggleswade, Beds, ap­peared at Bed­ford Mag­is­trates’ Court yes­ter­day where he spoke to give his name and ad­dress.

His case was passed im­me­di­ately up to Lu­ton Crown Court to be dealt with.

Mr Watts was bailed un­til his next court ap­pear­ance and told he must sur­ren­der his pass­port and must not ap­ply for any for­eign travel doc­u­ments.

He must sign in at his lo­cal po­lice sta­tion ev­ery day and was told he can­not visit the Asda store in Biggleswade, where the man­slaugh­ter al­legedly took place.

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