Man charged in connection with Glastonbury murder

James O’Connor, from Hilltown in Dundee, Scotland, has been charged with the murder of 89-year-old Frederick Burge. The 44-year-old is due to appear before Yeovil Magistrates’ Court tomorrow (Thursday 9 March).

Major Crime Investigation Team Senior Investigating Officer, Supt Gary Haskins, said: “We continue to support Frederick’s family and our thoughts remain with them during this incredibly difficult time. We’ve worked tirelessly to secure this charge. I’d like to thank the community in Glastonbury for their patience while we’ve carried out our enquiries. Thanks also to those who have assisted with them.”

Two other men who were arrested as part of the investigation have been released without charge.


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