Man in court on murder charge

The home where the murder is alleged to have taken place

The home where the murder is alleged to have taken place

First published in News

A MAN accused of murdering his wife has appeared at Liverpool Crown Court.

Thomas Flanagan, aged 57, was charged with murdering his wife Elaine Flanagan after her body was found in the back garden of their home in Wigan Road, Leigh shortly after midnight on Tuesday morning.

A post mortem examination was inconclusive and further tests are ongoing.

Flanagan appeared via video link from Walton prison and was further remanded in custody until November 24 when he is expected to enter his plea.

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