Wiltshire man jailed for 16 years

A man from Wiltshire has been sentenced to 16 years in prison for the murder of his wife.

49 year old James Simister from Amesbury killed his wife Deborah in April last year.

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Amesbury death: woman named

Deborah Simister. Credit: Wiltshire Police

A woman who died after being found at home with serious injuries has been named by Wiltshire Police as 45-year-old Deborah Simister.

Officers were called to Mrs Simister's home in Maple Way, Amesbury on Monday night.

Her husband James Simister has been charged with her murder and has been remanded in custody. He is due to appear at Winchester Crown Court on 14th June.

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