Husband in court over wife’s murder

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A ROTHERHAM man has appeared in court accused of murdering his wife.

Stephen Eastwood, aged 55, appeared at Rotherham Magistrates’ Court yesterday charged with murdering Angela Eastwood, 56.

Mrs Eastwood died in the Northern General Hospital on December 31 last year after suffering injuries at the couple’s home address in Sycamore Drive, Thurcroft, Rotherham, on December 28.

She was a librarian who worked at Greasbrough Library.

Eastwood was remanded in custody and is due to appear at Sheffield Crown Court on Monday to make an application for bail.

A further hearing will take place at Sheffield Crown Court on July 20 when a trial date will be fixed.

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