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Murder charge over elderly woman's death in Earley

Forensic examinations taking place in Elm Lane, Lower Earley Image copyright Wokingham Paper
Image caption Josephine Williamson, 83, died at a property in Elm Lane, Lower Earley, in November

A man has been charged with murder following the death of his elderly wife near Reading.

Josephine Williamson, 83, was treated for injuries at a property in Elm Lane, Lower Earley, in November, but died at the scene.

Retired vet Philip Williamson, aged 88, of Elm Lane, Lower Earley, has been charged with one count of murder.

At Reading Magistrates Court, he was remanded in custody to appear before the town's crown court on Thursday.

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