Sompting pensioner charged with attempted murder of his wife

Update: 79-year-old charged with the attempted murder of his wife

Update: 79-year-old charged with the attempted murder of his wife

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A pensioner has been charged with attempted murder after his wife was found with life threatening head injuries at their home.

Dudley Boakes, 79, was arrested at his home in Grasmere Avenue in Sompting by officers after they were called to the home at 6.45pm on Thursday night.

He appeared at Brighton Magistrates Court this morning.

Anyone with information should contact police on 101, email 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk or call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, quoting Operation Albany.

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