Daughter held over bodies

The daughter of an elderly couple found buried in the back garden of their home has been arrested on suspicion of their murder. Susan Edwards and her husband Christopher were arrested at St Pancras International railway station on Wednesday.

Couple in court

The bodies of William and Patricia Wycherley were found buried in their own garden Credit: ITV Central

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

Susan Patricia Edwards, 55, and her husband, Christopher John Edwards, 57, appeared at Nottingham Crown Court charged with the murders of William and Patricia Wycherley - who lived in Fulham - who would now be 100 and 79 respectively, between May 1 and May 31 1998.

Police found remains buried in the back garden of a house in Blenheim Close in Forest Town, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, on October 9, following a tip-off.Formal identification has yet to be confirmed but they are believed to be those of Mr and Mrs Wycherley.

The couple moved into the address in 1987, and, according to neighbours, disappeared in 1998.

Post-mortem tests carried out on the remains have revealed that each person died as a result of being shot.

Mr and Mrs Edwards, of no fixed address, were arrested at St Pancras International railway station in London on Wednesday evening on suspicion of the murders, Nottinghamshire Police said.

Daughter of dead couple arrested

The daughter of an elderly couple, believed to have been shot and buried in their back garden, has been arrested in London. Police discovered remains at a home in Mansfield,

Nottinghamshire which they suspect are William and Patricia Wycherley. Their daughter Susan Edwards, and her husband, were arrested at St Pancras International station. Our Senior Correspondent Ronke Phillips reports.

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Couple buried in garden were shot

An elderly couple found buried in the back garden of their home were both shot, police have said.

The remains of the couple, believed to be William and Patricia Wycherley, were found in the garden of a house in Blenheim Close in Forest Town, Mansfield, on October 9.

Formal identification has yet to be confirmed, but Nottinghamshire Police believe the remains are that of Mr and Mrs Wycherley, who lived at the house in the 1990s and, according to neighbours, disappeared in 1998.

Their daughter Susan Edwards, 55, and her husband Christopher, 57, were arrested at St Pancras International railway station in London on Wednesday evening on suspicion of their murders, though police have refused to confirm the identities of the pair.

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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 Forest Town, Mansfield, where remains were found
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.