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Woman, 83, charged with killing husband, 85, in Sheffield

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Image caption Alan Grayson, 85, was found dead at a house in Orgreave Lane

An 83-year-old woman has appeared in court charged with murdering her 85-year-old husband.

Marjorie Grayson is accused of killing Alan Grayson at a house in Orgreave Lane in Sheffield on Thursday morning.

South Yorkshire Police said Mr Grayson died as a result of stab wounds.

At Sheffield Crown Court, Judge Jeremy Richardson QC described the case as "highly unusual". Mrs Grayson was remanded in custody and will appear for a plea hearing on 16 November.

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In a statement released through the force, the couple's family described their father's death as "impossible to comprehend".

"We are devastated by what has happened," the family said.

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