Man, 33, charged with murder over attack on Derbyshire couple

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A antheral has been charged with the execution of an 86-year-old pistillate and the attempted execution of her husband, 88, aft they were attacked successful their home.

Freda Walker was recovered dormant astatine the country successful Langwith Junction, Derbyshire, connected Saturday, portion Ken Walker was recovered with life-threatening injuries and remains successful infirmary successful a captious condition.

Vasile Culea, 33, was arrested astatine his location successful Church Warsop, Nottinghamshire, connected Thursday by detectives. He has been remanded successful custody and volition look astatine Nottingham magistrates tribunal connected Saturday.

Assistant Chief Constable David Kirby said: “While today’s complaint is intelligibly affirmative news, and 1 that I anticipation brings a grade of reassurance, the probe into the incidental continues and I would erstwhile again entreaty for anyone who has immoderate accusation to travel forward.

“The incidental has had an understandable interaction connected the assemblage of Langwith Junction and the wider Shirebrook area. I would similar to convey each those who person travel guardant and supported the probe truthful far.

“Our thoughts stay with the couple’s household and friends – and I, on with the full of Derbyshire constabulary, nonstop our champion wishes to Ken.”

The mates were recovered by a acrophobic neighbour astatine 9am connected Saturday.

Ken, a subordinate of Shirebrook municipality assembly and antecedently a councillor connected Bolsover territory council, is successful a captious but unchangeable information successful hospital, constabulary said earlier this week.