John Suddards and Betty Yates deaths: Stephen Farrow remanded
A man charged with murdering a retired teacher and a vicar has appeared before a judge at Bristol Crown Court.
Stephen Farrow, 47, is accused of murdering Betty Yates, 77, who was found stabbed in her cottage in Bewdley, Worcestershire, on 4 January.
He is also accused of stabbing to death the Reverend John Suddards, 59, at his vicarage in Thornbury, South Gloucestershire, on 14 February.
Mr Farrow was remanded in custody until 9 March.
He appeared via videolink from HMP Bristol before Mr Justice Keith at Bristol Crown Court for the five-minute hearing.
His lawyer indicated he would not be making a bail application.
Mr Farrow, who was arrested in Folkestone, Kent, on Sunday also faces a charge of burglary relating to a separate property in Thornbury between 21 December and 3 January.