Stoke & Staffordshire

Son remanded in custody accused of father's Kidsgrove murder

Image caption David Ainscow's body was found at this house in Whitehill Road on Saturday afternoon

A 43-year-old man accused of murdering his 66-year-old father has been remanded in custody by a court in Staffordshire.

David Ainscow was found dead at an address on Whitehill Road, Kidsgrove, shortly after 15:00 BST on Saturday.

His son Gareth, also of Whitehill Road, was arrested at the scene and charged with murder.

After a hearing at Newcastle-under-Lyme Magistrates' Court, he is due at Stafford Crown Court on Wednesday.

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