A TRIAL date has been set for a woman accused of murdering her 81-year-old husband.

Janet Dunn, 72, of Beech Court, Darras Hall, Ponteland, appeared at Newcastle Crown Court on Monday, March 21.

She did not enter a plea and was remanded in custody.

The next hearing is scheduled for April 19 with a trial set for September 12.

At about 5.25pm on Tuesday, March 15, Northumbria Police received a report of concern for the welfare of a man. Emergency services attended but found Anthony Dunn dead.

Anyone with information that can assist the investigation is asked to contact police via the ‘Tell Us Something’ page of the Northumbria Police website or by calling 101 quoting log NP-20220315-0777

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