THIS WEEK IN 1992: Blind pensioner lost brave fight for life

A blind housebound pensioner who was discovered unconscious next to the body of her dead husband, has lost her fight for life.

Tuesday, 11th April 2017, 6:00 am
Updated Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 7:06 pm

Gladys Wilkins, aged 83, died nearly three weeks after the grim discovery was made at the couple’s Swanmore home.

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An inquest was held and later adjourned into the death of her husband William, a 73-year-old former postman.

It was believed he died from carbon monoxide poisoning.