86-year-old charged with killing wife

Nuneaton Telegraph - - NEWS -

A PEN­SIONER has ap­peared in court ac­cused of shoot­ing dead a woman at a care home.

Ron­ald King, 86, was charged with mur­der af­ter Rita King, 81, was killed at De La Mer House in Naze Park Road, Wal­ton-on­the-Naze.

King, of Cedar Close, Wal­ton-on-the-Naze, ap­peared at Chelms­ford Mag­is­trates’ Court on yes­ter­day.

Look­ing hunched and frail and walk­ing with a stick, King had to ask the court clerk to re­peat her re­quest for his name and ad­dress be­fore con­firm­ing his de­tails.

He was re­manded in cus­tody to ap­pear at Chelms­ford Crown Court to­day.

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