Woman found not guilty of committing GBH against her older sister

PUBLISHED: 15:23 20 February 2018 | UPDATED: 15:33 20 February 2018

Norwich Crown Court. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Norwich Crown Court. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY


A 71-year-old has been found not guilty of committing grievous bodily harm and unlawful wounding against her older sister.

Iris Saunders, of St George’s Drive in Caister-on-Sea, was charged with committing the offences against Pamela Saunders between June 2 and June 7 in 2015.

A jury found her not guilty on both counts following a trial at Norwich Crown Court on Tuesday.

However, it was unable to reach a majority verdict on a third charge of assault occasioning actual bodily harm, which Saunders had also pleaded not guilty to.

Judge Stephen Holt discharged the jury and said prosecutors have seven days to decide on whether to proceed with the charge in front of a new jury.

The case is due to return to court on the week beginning February 26.

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