Hubby held over teacher wife death

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A MAN has ap­peared in court ac­cused of stran­gling to death his teacher wife at their vil­lage home.

Stu­art An­drews, 54, is charged with mur­der­ing 52-year-old wife Caro­line af­ter her body was found at their bun­ga­low in Be­nen­den, Kent, on Fe­bru­ary 4.

Mrs An­drews worked as a sup­ply teacher at nearby Be­nen­den C of E Pri­mary School.

At a pre­lim­i­nary hear­ing at Maid­stone Crown Court, Mr An­drews spoke only to con­firm his name in front of Judge Jeremy Carey.

No bail ap­pli­ca­tion was made dur­ing the hear­ing, and Mr An­drews was fur­ther re­manded ahead of a plea and case man­age­ment hear­ing at the same court on April 1.

A pro­vi­sional trial date was set for July 25.

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