Man aged 80 ‘tried to kill wo­man, 78’

Sunday Mirror (Northern Ireland) - - Talk Tv -

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.

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