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Mother and son accused of murder appear at Swansea Crown Court

A MOTHER and son accused of murdering 84 year old Betty Guy have appeared at Swansea Crown Court this morning via video link.

Barry Rogers, 32, is in Swansea prison, whilst Penelope John, 50 is in Eastwood Park prison near Bristol.

The CPS prosecutor, Jim Davies, said that the investigation carried out by Dyfed-Powys Police was “unusual” and “substantial”

They did not enter any plea or apply for bail at the hearing.

On the morning of their first court appearance in Haverfordwest on Wednesday, a Dyfed-Powys Police spokesman said: “Following a recent, thorough investigation into the death of elderly Betty Guy in 2011, in the Haverfordwest area, a 32-year-old man and a 50-year-old woman both from Pembrokeshire, were arrested and have now been charged with murder.”

The next hearing in the case will take place on October 13.