Richard Newton admits killing wife in Melksham
- 26 November 2013
- From the section Wiltshire
A man has pleaded guilty to killing his wife at a court hearing in Bristol.
Richard Newton was arrested after the body of Suzanne Bavette Newton, 45, was found at a house in the Bowerhill area of Melksham, Wiltshire on 13 January.
He accepted a charge of manslaughter on the grounds of diminished responsibility at Bristol Crown Court.
The 52-year-old, of Barnes Wallis Close, was remanded in custody until 13 December when he is due to be sentenced.