Life For Betty Yates' Murderer

Stephen Farrow has been found guilty of killing retired teacher Betty Yates in Bewdley, Worcestershire.

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Man accused of murder described in court as "a very dark person"

Batty Yates was a retired school teacher who lived in Bewdley Credit: West Mercia Police

The man accused of murdering a retired school teacher in Worcestershire has been described in court as a very dark person.

Stephen Farrow is on trial for the murder of Betty Yates, who was killed in her home in Bewdley and Reverend John Suddards from Gloucestershire. A forensic psychiatrist told the court that Farrow showed psychopathic characteristics.

He said Farrow had been an uncontrollable child who had shot a swan with an air gun and killed other people's pets.

Farrow denies murdering Reverend Suddards but admits his manslaughter on the grounds of diminished responsibility. He denies the murder of Betty Yates. The trial continues

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