Man charged with murder of Earls Barton woman

The estranged husband of Marion Price has appeared before magistrates charged with her murder.

Friday, 20th December 2019, 11:30 am
Updated Friday, 20th December 2019, 11:32 am
Police at the scene of the incident

Mum-of-two Marion, 63, was shot on Sunday night outside her home in a car park in Elderton Way , Earls Barton.

Her husband, Michael Reader of Booth Rise, Northampton, from whom she had separated, was charged overnight with her murder.

Fifteen members of Marion’s close family were in court to see Reader, wearing a grey tracksuit, make his first appearance before magistrates.

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During the short 11am hearing, Reader spoke only to confirm his name and address.

No bail application was made at this morning’s hearing.

Reader, 69, was remanded in custody and will appear again before Northampton Crown Court on Monday.