Man killed wife then went to Costa Coffee

Peter Glenser KC prosecuting

A man strangled his wife to death before placing a crucifix in her lifeless hands and visiting Costa Coffee for a cup of tea.

Stuart Robertson went on trial at Liverpool Crown Court today, Tuesday, accused of the murder of his partner Dawn. She was found dead aged 62 at the couple’s house on Cannon Street in St Helens on November 15 last year after her husband walked into a police station and told officers that he had killed her.

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