Sarbjit Kaur's husband remanded in custody ahead of murder trial

By Annabal Bagdi | Penn | Crime | Published:

Gurpreet Singh, aged 42, will face trial in October accused of murdering Sarbjit Kaur

Sarbjit Kaur, inset, was found dead at her £250k family home in Wolverhampton

A businessman accused of murdering his wife in has pleaded not guilty to the charge.

Gurpreet Singh, 42, will now face trial at Birmingham Crown Court in October accused of killing of Sarbjit Kaur.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene on February 16 this year after paramedics were called to her detached home in Rookery Lane, Penn, Wolverhampton.

An inquest on Mrs Kaur, who ran a sewing business from the family home, was told she died from asphyxiation.

Singh, wearing a red zip-up jacket, spoke to enter his plea and confirm that he could hear and see the proceedings from a videolink booth at HMP Birmingham on Friday.

Judge Patrick Thomas QC remanded Singh in custody until his trial, which is expected to last for up to three weeks.

Annabal Bagdi

By Annabal Bagdi

Senior reporter based at head office in Wolverhampton.

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