Man, 82, charged with murdering wife found dead at family home

An 82-year-old man has appeared in court charged with murder after the death of his wife at a home in Stourbridge.

Police outside the home in Trehernes Drive, in Stourbridge. Image: @SnapperSK
Police outside the home in Trehernes Drive, in Stourbridge. Image: @SnapperSK

Gian Bhandal, also aged 82, was found dead on January 23 at a house on Trehernes Drive, Pedmore.

Her death was initially treated as unexplained, said West Midlands Police.

Police say the woman's death is being treated as suspicious. Image: @SnapperSK

But following further enquiries her husband Pargan Singh Bhandal was arrested on Wednesday .

Police confirmed today that he has been charged with murder.

Bhandal appeared at Leamington Justice Centre today and was remanded in custody until his next court appearance.

Mrs Bhandal’s relatives are being supported by a specialist police family liaison officer.

Sorry, we are not accepting comments on this article.

Top Stories

More from the Express & Star

UK & International News