Will Lodge

Will Lodge.

Will Lodge has been reporting on north Essex news for more than seven years, and now oversees the Essex edition of the East Anglian Daily Times. Born and bred in Essex, outside of work Will is a scout leader and has a keen interest in politics, as well as enjoying spending time with his wife and four children.

The murder trial of a man, 87, accused of shooting his wife dead at an Essex care home has dramatically ended early after new medical evidence came to light.

A man who shot his wife dead in her care home also had plans to shoot his sister who lived in the same home, a court has heard.

A 87-year-old man who shot dead his wife in a care home “walked casually” out of the lounge where he killed her, a court has heard.

A former Goodmayes pensioner who killed his wife of 50 years told police “she had suffered enough”, a court has heard.

A man, who lived with his wife in Goodmayes for more than 20 years, admitted shooting her in her Essex care home, a court has heard.

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