Earls Barton murder accused to stand trial in September

Two Northampton men have denied murdering mum-of-two Marion Price

By Kate Cronin
Saturday, 18th January 2020, 6:00 am
Updated Saturday, 18th January 2020, 9:02 am
Marion (centre) with her son Gary and daughter Toni
Marion (centre) with her son Gary and daughter Toni

Mike Reader, 69, of a Booth Rise, Northampton and Stephen Welch, 60, of Addlecroft Close, Kingsthorpe, Northampton, appeared at Northampton Crown Court yesterday (Friday, January 17).

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The pair both pleaded not guilty to a charge of murder following the tragic shooting of Ms Price, 63, a former Northants County Council worker in December.

The victim was found dead in her car after being shot in a car park off Elderton Way, Earls Barton.

A trial will take place in September at Northampton Crown Court.