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Usk murder: Tribute paid to poet Anne Jackson

A man has appeared in court charged with the murder of 78-year-old poet Anne Jackson.

Timothy Jackson, 48, of Sheffield, was remanded in custody after the Newport Magistrates' Court hearing on Tuesday.

Mrs Jackson, who also taught creative writing, was found dead at a home in the Usk area shortly before 19:00 GMT on Saturday.

Writing under the name Anne Cluysennaar her work had been been published in magazines and literary journals.

Ivor Rogers, a garage owner in Usk, says Mrs Jackson was always "very friendly".

  • 04 Nov 2014