Father and son ‘killed spouse’s lover who was hiding in wardrobe’
A father and his son murdered his spouse’s new companion after discovering him hiding in an upstairs wardrobe at her residence in Downham Market, Norfolk, a court docket has heard.
Wayne Peckham, 49, and his son, Riley Peckham, 23, are accused of murdering Matthew Rodwell, 39, on 23 January final 12 months.
A autopsy examination revealed that Mr Rodwell died because of strangulation, Norwich Crown Court docket heard on Tuesday.
The court docket heard he suffered greater than 40 “vital accidents” through the alleged assault, and was pronounced useless on the scene.
Each Peckham and his son deny homicide.
The court docket heard they attacked Mr Rodwell after discovering him on the residence of Wayne’s spouse and Riley’s mom, Kerry, with whom he had began a relationship.
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