The 36-year-old son is charged with the murder of his father, 77, at home for £ 555,000

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Son, 36, is charged with murdering father, 77, in the £ 555,000 house of ‘wealthy’ ex-boss of double glazing in leafy town of Buckinghamshire

  • Courtney Bamford, 36, is charged with the murder of his 77-year-old father John Bamford
  • John Bamford was a former businessman and was pronounced dead on the spot
  • Courtney Bamford will appear before the Oxford Magistrates’ Court on Saturday

A man has been charged with the murder of his own father in Wendover, a leafy suburb on the edge of the Chilterns.

Courtney Bamford, 36, who lived in a hostel in Griffin Lane, Aylesbury, is charged with the £ 555,000 murder of his 77-year-old father, John Bamford, at his home in Buckinghamshire.

Police and ambulance personnel were called to the three-bedroom semi-detached house at 8:15 p.m. after reports of an attack.

Courtney Bamford has been remanded to appear before the Oxford Magistrates' Court on Saturday, April 10

Courtney Bamford has been remanded to appear before the Oxford Magistrates’ Court on Saturday, April 10

Police and ambulance teams were called to the three-bedroom semi-detached house at 8:15 p.m. after reports of sexual assault.

Police and ambulance teams were called to the three-bedroom semi-detached house at 8:15 p.m. after reports of sexual assault.

Police and ambulance teams were called to the three-bedroom semi-detached house at 8:15 p.m. after reports of sexual assault.

John Bamford, who had run a double glazing business, was pronounced dead on the spot.

Courtney Bamford has been remanded to appear before the Oxford Magistrates’ Court on Saturday, April 10.

A neighbor of Mr Bamford’s told MailOnline: ‘All hell broke loose. I counted seven police cars, two ambulances and the air ambulance. ‘

He said he believed Mr Bamford had suffered fatal wounds after being ‘cut’ with a knife.

The neighbor added: ‘He had been here for over 15 years. He used to have a lot of flashy cars – Mercedes and Ferraris. ‘

A neighbor on site, who would not give a name, said Mr Bamford’s dog had been taken to safety after the attack.

Others described the OAP as a quiet man who had lived on the streets for nearly 20 years.

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