Man Remanded Over Pet Shop Man's Murder

A 39 year-old man's appeared in court accused of murdering a pet shop worker in Northampton in 1993.

Stuart Jenkins, who was charged with the murder of Arthur Brumhill, was remanded in custody during a hearing at Northampton Magistrates' Court.

A court spokesman said Jenkins, of Ryecroft Street, Ossett, near Wakefield, west Yorkshire, had been ordered to appear at Leicester Crown Court.

Mr Brumhill, 76, was found dead in January 1993 in the basement of a pet and garden store in Wellingborough Road, Northampton, where he worked part-time.

Jenkins, who was aged 17 at the time of Mr Brumhill's death, was arrested on Wednesday and was charged after what Northamptonshire Police described as a re-examination of evidence recovered from the scene.

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