Magistrates remand Havant man, 80, accused of murdering his wife

The house in Sherfield Avenue, Leigh Park where Annie Beaver, 81, was found dead on Saturday, November 24. Hher husband Peter was charged with her murder
The house in Sherfield Avenue, Leigh Park where Annie Beaver, 81, was found dead on Saturday, November 24. Hher husband Peter was charged with her murder
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A pensioner has appeared in court charged with the murder of his wife.

Peter Beaver, 80, of Sherfield Avenue, Leigh Park, appeared today at Portsmouth Magistrates’ Court accused of killing Annie Beaver, 81.

Mrs Beaver’s body was found at their house on Saturday morning.

Beaver, who was wearing a black jacket, a white shirt and a jumper, spoke only to confirm his name and address during the short hearing.

He was remanded in custody until Wednesday, when he will appear at Winchester Crown Court.