A parishioner of St Mary's church in Thornbury
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Shocked community pray for vicar

A 43-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a vicar was found dead.

The body of the Reverend John Suddards, 59, a former barrister, was found by builders at the vicarage in Thornbury near Bristol on Tuesday.

A post-mortem examination revealed Mr Suddards had died from "multiple stab wounds".

Jon Kay reports.

  • 15 Feb 2012
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