Sad ending to marriage

BITTERNESS and recrimination cloud the lives of Peter and Jennifer Dow today.Just six years after tying the knot, the couple ended up testifying against each other in court following a violent row during which a judge heard they tried to strangle each other.

BITTERNESS and recrimination cloud the lives of Peter and Jennifer Dow today.

Just six years after tying the knot, the couple ended up testifying against each other in court following a violent row during which a judge heard they tried to strangle each other.

The argument led to Mr Dow being accused of attempting to murder his estranged wife at their former home in Trimley St Mary.

Although he pleaded guilty to a lesser charge of actual bodily harm, the normally placid 55-year-old was spared jail.

Today, faced with the prospect of carrying out community service as punishment, the Felixstowe tugboat driver said the volatile end to his marriage has put him off women for good.

For the full story see tonight's Evening Star.