Man Remaded In Custody Charged With Wife's Murder

A pensioner has appeared in court charged with the murder of his 81-year-old wife in Clacton.

71 year old John Chapman was arrested and charged following the death of his wife Jean at their home in Vista Road.

Police were called to the address at around 6am yesterday morning and Mr Chapman was arrested at the scene.

Mr Chapman appeared before Chelmsford Magistrates' Court this afternoon and did not enter a plea.

He's been remanded in custody to appear at Chelmsford Crown Court tomorrow.

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