Home   Bury St Edmunds   News   Article

Subscribe Now

SuffolkNews Podcast: Father and son appear in court charged with murder of Neil Charles in Bury St Edmunds and our review of McDonald's vegan McPlant burger

More news, no ads


A father and son have appeared in court charged with the murder of a man in his 40s.

55-year-old David King and 18-year-old Edward King, of Radnor Close in Bury St Edmunds, appeared at crown court via video link this afternoon.

The pair are both charged with murder following the death of 47-year-old Neil Charles, who suffered a single stab wound to the chest during an incident in Winsford Road on June 20.

A Stowmarket woman says she’s scared to leave her house after it was burgled while she was in hospital.

Amanda Richardson returned to her St Edmunds Road home after spending a week in hospital with Covid to find several sentimental items had been stolen.

Colleagues of a former secondary school headteacher who was accused of exam malpractice have rallied around him.

Howard Lay is accused of encouraging or knowing about taking pupils off the school roll in the interests of the academy, or making school grades appear higher than they were while he was in charge at Haverhill’s Samuel Ward Academy.

But one former teacher told a professional conduct hearing yesterday that Mr Lay’s integrity was ‘absolute’.

Meanwhile, a young woman has set up her own gluten-free food business after a bacon sandwich made her so ill, she had to spend the next three days in bed.

And you can read our verdict on McDonald’s new vegan McPlant burger, which you can now get from Suffolk restaurants from today.

Read more: All the latest news from Suffolk