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Wife murder charge Pc remanded

A police constable has appeared in court accused of the murder of his wife.

Pc Otis Goldsmith, 49, is charged with killing his wife Jill within police grounds.

Goldsmith, who has 28 years' service with Northamptonshire Police, was arrested after police were called to a house in Wootton Hall Park, Northampton, on Thursday.

He appeared at Corby Magistrates' Court this morning and was remanded in custody to appear at Northampton Crown Court on Tuesday, the force said.

A forensic post-mortem examination of the victim took place yesterday and the cause of death was confirmed as a head injury.

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