Man remanded in custody following Gorleston fatal stabbing

Sussex Road, Gorleston
Image caption A cordon was set up in Sussex Road, Gorleston

A 50-year-old man has been remanded in custody charged with murder following the fatal stabbing of a woman in Norfolk on Sunday.

Barry McCarthy, of Sussex Road, Gorleston, appeared at Great Yarmouth Magistrates' Court on Tuesday morning.

He is due to appear before Norwich Crown Court on Thursday.

The body of Lorna McCarthy, 50, was discovered by police on Sunday. A post-mortem examination confirmed she died from a stab wound to the heart.

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