Clacton: Man accused of murdering his mother in court

A MAN charged with murdering his mother has appeared in court today.

Peter Dickson, 37, of St Vincent Road, made no plea to the charge of murdering mother-of-three Carol Cooper, 66, also of St Vincent Road, between October 31 and November 2 as he appeared before Chelmsford Magistrates’ Court.

Carpet fitter Dickson, dressed in a red top and bottoms, spoke only to confirm his name, age and address.

He was remanded in custody to appear before a judge at Chelmsford Crown Court tomorrow.

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