The A189 northbound is closed - slow traffic due to accident and recovery work at A193 Front Street. The road is closed at the turn-off for Blyth.
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David Webster stole around £1000 a month from her pension and benefit packets until she died in January 2015.
The incident happened in the early hours of Saturday July 16 in a house in the Barnes area.
A Domestic Homicide Review is now set to be carried out after Bennett murdered his current and ex partners