Dementia sufferer jailed for killing wife

An elderly dementia sufferer from Cheshire who admitted beating his 82-year-old wife to death with a walking stick in row over the central heating has been jailed for five years.

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Dementia sufferer jailed for killing wife

Chester Crown Court Credit: PA

An elderly dementia sufferer from Cheshire who admitted beating his 82-year-old wife to death with a walking stick in row over the central heating has been jailed for five years.

Douglas Bailey, 79, attacked his wife Hazel at their home in Winsford in September 2012.

He had pleaded guilty to manslaughter by diminished responsibility at Chester Crown Court.

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