A MAN has been remanded in custody after being charged with murdering his wife.

David Maggs, 70, of Lansdowne, Sebastopol, Pontypool, is accused of killing 74-year-old Linda Maggs earlier this month.

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The pensioner appeared before Judge Michael Fitton QC at Cardiff Crown Court.

Maggs did not enter a plea and the case was adjourned.

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He was represented by Thomas Stanway and the prosecution by Gareth James.