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John Taylor, from Orleton, will appear at Hereford Magistrates Court tomorrow (Saturday) charged his murdering his wife Alethea
A HUSBAND has today been charged with murdering his wife who has been missing from a north Herefordshire village since January.
John Taylor, aged 63, will appear at Hereford Magistrates Court tomorrow (Saturday) morning.
His wife Alethea was last seen at her Orleton home in Janaury.
Despite extensive searches by specialist Police officers and many people from the local community, she has not been seen since.
Speaking about this latest development, Detective Inspector Dave Williams said: "I can confirm that earlier today a 60-year-old man was charged with the murder of Alethea Taylor.
"He will be appearing at Hereford Magistrates Court in the morning.
"Although this represents a significant step forward in our enquiry, our work on this case will be continuing and we remain keen to speak to anyone who believes they may have information about Alethea's disappearance "Anyone who'd like to speak to police officers about this case is asked to contact West Mercia Police on 0300 333 3000."