Husband and wife admit burying her parents in their garden in Mansfield


A woman and her husband have pleaded guilty to burying her mother and father in their back garden.

Susan Edwards, 55, and Christopher Edwards, 57, appeared at Nottingham Crown Court today and pleaded guilty to two charges.

The pair pleaded guilty to obstructing a coroner in the execution of his duty by burying William and Patricia Wycherly in Blenheim Close, Forest Town, Mansfield between 2nd May 1998 and 10th May 1998.

They both also admitted the theft of a credit balance from a Halifax bank account between 4th May 1998 and 31st October 2013.

At a previous hearing at Nottingham Crown Court in February, the pair denied murdering Mr and Mrs Wycherley, who disappeared in 1998, between 1st May 1998, and 5th May 1998.

They were remanded in custody until their trial on 4th June.

A murder investigation was launched after human remains were found in the garden of the Wycherley’s home in Blenheim Close in October.

A Post-mortem established both of them had been shot.

Mr and Mrs Edwards were arrested at St Pancras railway station on 30th October.