Market Drayton man charged with wife's murder

Millfield Drive, Market Drayton Image copyright Google Maps
Image caption Beatrice Bennett was found dead at her home in Market Drayton on Tuesday

A 74-year-old man has been charged with the murder of his wife in Shropshire.

Beatrice Margaret Bennett, 75, was found dead at her home in Millfield Drive, Market Drayton, on Tuesday.

A post-mortem examination was carried out on Tuesday evening but West Mercia Police said no details were being released at this stage.

John Colin Bennett, arrested at the house on Tuesday, is due to appear before magistrates in Telford later, charged with murder.

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