Neighbour to appear on murder charge

A NEIGHBOUR of a pensioner found dead at her home in Reepham, Norforlk, has been charged with her murder.Following his re-arrest yesterday, 63-year-old Colin Roy Barker was charged with the murder of 79-year-old Heather Burton who was found dead at her home in Sun Barn Walk, Reepham, on November 3.

A NEIGHBOUR of a pensioner found dead at her home in Reepham, Norforlk, has been charged with her murder.

Following his re-arrest yesterday, 63-year-old Colin Roy Barker was charged with the murder of 79-year-old Heather Burton who was found dead at her home in Sun Barn Walk, Reepham, on November 3.

Barker, who also lived in Sun Barn Walk, was first arrested on November 3 and subsequently released on police bail, before being rearrested yesterday.

He is due to appear at Norwich Magistrates' Court this morning.

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