Barrowby man remanded on mother murder charge

A Lincolnshire man accused of the murder of his 80-year-old mother has been remanded in custody.

The body of Mary Thorpe was found at the house she shared with her son John in Reedings Road, Barrowby, in the early hours of Saturday. She is thought to have been stabbed.

Spalding magistrates remanded Mr Thorpe, 53, to appear at Lincoln Crown Court on Wednesday.

He was arrested in south Wales over the weekend and taken back to Lincolnshire.

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