Murder case due in court today

PENSIONER John Walker, charged with murder, is to have his case mentioned today in Bury St Edmunds Crown Court.Walker, 65, is accused of killing his wife Glenda at their home at Great Bealings in November. He is currently on bail in London.

By Tracey Sparling

PENSIONER John Walker charged with murder, is to have his case mentioned today in Bury St Edmunds Crown Court.

Walker, 65, is accused of killing his wife Glenda at their Suffolk home, at 8.20am on November 12.

The former agricultural scientist from Great Bealings is currently staying in London with bail fixed at £125,000 and an order to report to Islington Police Station three times a week.


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The former technical manager for chemicals company BASF was charged with the murder of his 63-year-old wife.

Her body was found at her home Meadow Cottage, off Lodge Road, Great Bealings.

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A post mortem examination carried out by a Home Office pathologist confirmed the cause of her death was a single gunshot to the chest.

The Walkers were extremely well known in both Bealings and Woodbridge. His membership of many community groups included the River Deben Association, Deben Yacht Club, and Suffolk Preservation Society.

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