Maplebeck farm death: Husband in court charged with murdering wife
- 7 January 2013
- From the section Nottingham
A 71-year-old man has appeared in court accused of strangling his wife at their home in Nottinghamshire.
Peter Thurgarland appeared at Nottingham Crown Court charged with murdering his 70-year-old wife Julia at their farmhouse in Maplebeck.
He was remanded back in to custody to next appear at court on 1 March.
Post-mortem tests revealed Julia Thurgarland, a church warden, died from strangulation. Her body was found by paramedics on 28 December.