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
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.