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Man charged with murder of Marston Green retired teacher Anne Dunkley

2015-06-09 16:39:02

Anne DunkleyAnne Dunkley whose death sparked a murder investigation

A 24-year-old man will appear at Birmingham Magistrates Court this morning charged with the murder of a popular retired schoolteacher.

Unemployed Gareth Emery, from Clinton Road, Shirley, was charged last night with the murder of his 67-year-old aunt Anne Dunkley and an assault on a 38-year-old man last Friday in Elmdon Road, Marston Green.

Pensioner Mrs Dunkley had also served as a Girl Guide leader and church warden.

Well known across Marston Green, she has been described her as a pillar of the local community.

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