Man in court over Betty Yates and vicar murders
A man, aged 47, who police have been questioning over the murders of pensioner Betty Yates and Reverend John Suddards has been charged and is due in court [23 February 2012].
77-year-old Betty Yates was murdered in January this year. Her body was discovered at her home in Bewdley, Worcestershire, where she had been stabbed to death.
John Suddards, 59, from Thornbury, south Gloucestershire was found dead by builders on 14 February. He had also been fatally stabbed at his home.
Police had earlier confirmed that the two incidents had been "formally linked."
The 47-year-old, from Kent, is due before North Avon Magistrates' Court charged with the murders.
He is also to face charges of burglary relating to an incident between 21 December and 3 January in the same town where John Suddards was found dead.
He was arrested on Sunday and had been in questioning with police.
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