Archdeacon of Gloucester, the Venerable Geoffrey Sidaway
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Community 'in shock' over killing of Thornbury vicar

A vicar who was found dead at his vicarage near Bristol is understood to have suffered knife wounds.

The body of the Reverend John Suddards, a former barrister, was found by builders at the property on Castle Street on Tuesday.

A post-mortem examination has been held but the results have not yet been released by police.

The Archdeacon of Gloucester, the Venerable Geoffrey Sidaway, said the church and community were in shock

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  • 15 Feb 2012
  • From the section Bristol