Mansfield bodies: two in court

A man and a woman have been remanded in custody after appearing in court charged with murdering a Mansfield couple in 1998.

It follows the discovery of human remains buried in the back garden of a house in Blenheim Close, Forest Town.

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Mansfield bodies court case: full report

The daughter and son-in-law of an elderly couple who were found buried in their own garden in Mansfield have appeared in court charged with their murders.

The bodies, thought to be William and Patricia Wycherley, were discovered last month, after disappearing in 1998. Phil Brewster reports from Nottingham Crown Court.

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Two appear in court charged with Wycherley murders

The daughter and son-in-law of a couple found buried in a garden have appeared at Nottingham crown court charged with their murders.

The remains, believed to be William and Patricia Wycherley, were found buried in the back garden of a house near Mansfield in Nottinghamshire last month.

Susan and Christopher Edwards made no comment and were remanded into custody.

A preliminary hearing has been set for 15th November 2013.

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Two due in court charged with Wycherley murders

The daughter and son in law of an elderly couple who disappeared from Mansfield in 1998 are due at Nottingham Crown Court today charged with their murder.

Bodies were discovered in this back garden in Forest Town, Mansfield Credit: ITV News Central

The court appearance comes after human remains were found in Forest Town last month. Police believe William and Patricia Wycherley were shot and then buried in a back garden.

Susan Patricia Edwards and her husband Christopher John Edwards appeared at Nottingham Magistrates Court on Saturday.

Two remanded in custody in after court appearance

A man and woman have been remanded in custody after appearing at Nottingham Magistrates' Court charged with murder.

It follows the discovery of two bodies in Mansfield, believed to be those of William and Patricia Wycherley, who disappeared in 1998.

Appearing at Nottingham Magistrates' Court this morning for a brief hearing, Susan Edwards, the daughter of William and Patricia Wycherley, spoke only to confirm her name, age and address.

Her husband, Christopher John Edwards, 57, also confirmed the same details from the dock.

Two charged with murder after remains found in garden

The daughter and son-in-law of an elderly couple who went missing from Mansfield in 1998 have been charged with murder.

Susan Patricia Edwards, 55, and Christopher John Edwards, 57, have each been charged with two counts of murder.

The pair, of no fixed address, will remain in police custody until their appearance before Nottingham magistrates tomorrow.

The remains of a man and woman were found buried in the back garden of a house in Blenheim Close, Forest Town, on Wednesday 9 October 2013.

Following a post-mortem examination, a Home Office pathologist determined both died as a result of being shot.

Formal identification has yet to be confirmed but detectives believe the remains are that of William and Patricia Wycherley who lived at the house in the 1990s.

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Pathologist reveals buried Mansfield couple were shot

A couple found buried in the back garden of a home in Mansfield were killed by gunshot, forensic tests have confirmed.

The remains of the pair - believed to be elderly couple William and Patricia Wycherley who disappeared from the house in 1998 - were found in the garden of the house in Blenheim Close, Forest Town, on October 9 following a tip-off.

A 55-year-old woman and a 57-year-old man - named by the Press Association as the couple's daughter Susan Edwards and son-in-law Christopher - today remain in custody being questioned over their couple's murder.

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Daughter and son-in-law arrested after remains found

The daughter of an elderly couple who disappeared in the 90s has been arrested on suspicion of their murder, the Press Association has reported.

Susan Edwards, aged 55, and her husband Christopher, 57, are suspected of killing William and Patricia Wycherley, whose remains were found buried in the garden of their former home in Mansfield last month.

The house in Blenheim Close, Forest Town, Mansfield, where remains were found Credit: ITV News Central

The pair were arrested at St Pancras International railway station in London on Wednesday night.

Nottinghamshire Police have so far refused to confirm the identities of the couple arrested.

Two arrested over bodies found in Mansfield garden

The garden in Mansfield where the bodies were discovered Credit: ITV Yorkshire

A man and a woman were arrested last night in London on suspicion of murdering a Mansfield couple in 1998.

It follows the discovery of human remains buried in the back garden of a house in Blenheim Close, Forest Town, earlier in October.

Police believe the remains are that of elderly couple William and Patricia Wycherley, who lived at the house in the 1990s and, according to neighbours, disappeared in 1998.

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