East Harling stabbing: Peter Wrighton murder accused in court
A man charged with the murder of a grandfather who was attacked as he walked his dogs has appeared in court.
Alexander Palmer, 23, is accused of repeatedly stabbing 83-year-old Peter Wrighton in the neck and head.
Mr Wrighton, from Banham, Norfolk, was found in woodland near the village of East Harling on 5 August.
Mr Palmer, of Dereham Road, Bawdeswell, was remanded by Norwich magistrates to appear before the city's crown court on Tuesday.
Mr Wrighton's body was found near the Fiveways Junction, three miles south of East Harling.
The retired BT engineer, from Banham, had been walking his dogs Gemma and Dylan when he was attacked.