A pensioner from Essex has admitted murdering his 81-year-old wife.
John Chapman, of Vista Road in Clacton, pleaded guilty at a hearing at Chelmsford Crown Court today (Friday August 4).
His wife, Jean Chapman, was found dead in the bedroom of their home on Monday June 12.
A post-mortem examination found she had died from a severe head injury.
Mr Chapman will be sentenced on September 8.