June 29, 2017

‘She’s had enough’: Police hold husband after 81-year-old wife is shot dead in communal lounge at De La Mer House

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DeLaMerDailyMailRonald King, 86, is still being held by Essex police following the death yesterday morning of his wife Rita, 81, at the private De La Mer care home.

Mrs King, a dementia patient, was shot in the head by a pistol in the communal lounge of De La Mer House in front of other patients, according to press reports.

Accommodation at the private care home costs £30,000 a year, it is reported.

The BBC report is here

The Daily Mail here

The Daily Telegraph here