Man in court charged with the murder of his wife

A 58-year-old man from Burton-on-Trent will appear before court this morning (September 11) charged with the murder of his wife.

Phillip Gyde from St Chads Road was charged with the murder of Susan Gyde, aged 52, on Sunday, September 9 and will appear at the North Staffordshire Justice Centre in Newcastle-under-Lyme.

Police were called to St Chads Road, Burton-on-Trent, on Sunday following reports of an assault.

A Staffordshire Police spokesman said: “The family of the victim continue to be supported by specially trained officers at this difficult time and ask that their privacy is respected.”