Old Bailey manslaughter plea accepted – Oliver Saxby QC prosecuting

November 26, 2019

A 74 year old man charged with murdering his wife yesterday pleaded guilty to her manslaughter on the basis of diminished responsibility. The case had been the subject of examination by a series of psychiatrists and other experts culminating in this plea being accepted by the Crown. Sentence will take place next week. Oliver Saxby QC was leading Louise Oakley, instructed by the CPS London Homicide Team.

Please use the links below for news coverage of the case:

The Independent

Evening Standard

ITV News