Stoke & Staffordshire

Stoke-on-Trent man in court accused of wife's murder

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Image caption Sarah Jeffery's body was found by police in a house on Church Avenue

A man has appeared in court charged with murdering his wife after her body was found at their home.

Police were called to Church Avenue in Baddeley Green, Stoke-on-Trent, at about 10:35 BST on Thursday where Sarah Jeffery, 48 was declared dead.

Christopher Jeffery, 51, of the same address, appeared at Stafford Crown Court on Monday charged with murder.

The case was adjourned until 8 September.

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Staffordshire Police said the cause of Mrs Jeffery's death was strangulation.

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