Mansfield bodies: two in court

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

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Court artist impressions of pair charged with Wycherley murders

A court artist impression of the pair in court Credit: ITV News Central

Two people have appeared in court charged with the murders of a couple found buried in a garden.

Susan Patricia Edwards Credit: ITV News Central

Susan Patricia Edwards and her husband Christopher John Edwards appeared before Nottingham Crown Court this morning.

Christopher John Edwards Credit: ITV News Central

The bodies, believed to be of Susan Edwards' parents, William and Patricia Wycherley, were found buried in the back garden of a house in Forest Town, Mansfield, last month.

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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.

Daughter and son-in-law of elderly couple in court charged with murder

Susan Patricia Edwards and her husband Christopher John Edwards appeared at Nottingham Magistrates Court this morning each charged with two counts of murder.

William and Patricia Wycherley disappeared from Mansfield in 1998. Last month human remains were found in a back garden - they are believed to be the couple. Investigations revealed they had been shot.

Susan Edwards wore a black sweater and trousers, and spoke only to confirm her name, age and address.

Her husband, dressed in burgundy trousers, a black sweater and wearing glasses, also confirmed the same details from the dock.

Two due in court over Mansfield bodies

Two due in court over Mansfield bodies Credit: ITV News Central

The daughter and son-in-law of an elderly couple who went missing from Mansfield in 1998 are due to appear at Nottingham Magistrates Court today charged with murder.

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

The remains of a man and woman were found buried in the back garden of a house in Forest Green last month - they'd been 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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Two people charged with murder over Mansfield deaths

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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