Surrey

Wife remanded accused of husband's murder in Effingham

Tony Wakeford
Image caption Tony Wakeford died from a single stab wound to the heart

A 67-year-old woman has appeared at the Old Bailey accused of murdering her elderly husband at their Surrey home.

Patricia Wakeford appeared by videolink from prison and was remanded in custody to appear before Guildford Crown Court on 17 September.

She is accused of killing Tony Wakeford, 75, who was stabbed through the heart at their home in Norwood Road, Effingham.

The emergency services were called to the scene early on Saturday.

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