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A pensioner has been jailed for five years for killing his wife five days into the first UK lockdown.

Anthony Williams, 70, was cleared of murder following a trial but pleaded guilty to manslaughter by reason of diminished responsibility after strangling Ruth Williams, 67, at their home in Cwmbran, South Wales, on March 28 last year.

A psychologist argued Williams’ depression and anxiety ‘was heightened at the time of the attack, which ‘substantially’ impaired his ability to exercise self-control.

 

 


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