Man aged 80 ‘tried to kill woman, 78’
A MAN of 80 appeared in court yesterday accused of trying to murder a woman aged 78.
Peter Horbury was arrested after the alleged assault at his home in Kirkby Lonsdale, Cumbria.
The elderly woman was found with serious injuries inside the house on Thursday morning.
She was taken to hospital by air ambulance and was in a “critical” condition last night.
Police charged Horbury with attempted murder yesterday. He was remanded in custody by Barrow magistrates.
The pensioner is due to appear at Carlisle Crown Court on November 13.