Humberside

Man charged with antiques dealer Peter Battle's murder

Police at Whisker Cottage, Full Sutton
Peter Battle's body was found at his cottage at Full Sutton in East Yorkshire

A 26-year-old man has been charged with the murder of East Yorkshire antiques dealer Peter Battle.

The body of Mr Battle, 56, was found by police officers at his home at Whisker Cottage, Full Sutton, near Pocklington, on 7 February.

Humberside Police said Graham Richardson, of Riverside View, Norton, Malton, North Yorkshire had been charged with murder and theft.

He was due to appear at Beverley Magistrates' Court on Saturday.