West Chiltington man William Thomas charged with murder

A 66-year-old man has been charged with murdering his wife, whose body was found at their home in West Sussex.

William Thomas Allen was charged on Sunday with murdering 64-year-old Linda Allen at the house in Nyetimber Copse, West Chiltington.

Her body was found in bed on Thursday by emergency services called to the house. Mr Allen is to appear before Crawley magistrates on Monday morning.

Mrs Allen died from head injuries and stab wounds to the chest.

Sussex Police found Mr Allen in the hallway of the property with knife wounds to his legs. He was taken to Worthing Hospital for treatment.

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