Search

Woman accused of murdering her husband still undergoing tests

PUBLISHED: 14:59 14 August 2019 | UPDATED: 15:47 14 August 2019

Rajasingam Kumarathas lived on Burdock Close, Wymondham, with his wife Jeyamalar Kumarathas. Photo: Submitted

Rajasingam Kumarathas lived on Burdock Close, Wymondham, with his wife Jeyamalar Kumarathas. Photo: Submitted

Archant

A woman charged with the murder of her husband in Wymondham is still undergoing further psychiatric tests, a court heard.

Rajasingam Kumarathas. Photo: SubmittedRajasingam Kumarathas. Photo: Submitted

Kumarathas Rajasingam, 57, was found at a property in Burdock Close in the town on Saturday, March 16 with serious wounds to his head and chest.

He was taken to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital for treatment where he died the following morning.

Jeyamalar Kumarathas, 54, has been charged with the murder of her husband.

You may also want to watch:

A hearing was held at Norwich Crown Court on Wednesday for an update on the case, but Kumarathas was not required to attend.

Her barrister Jonathan Goodman told the court there were further tests being carried out and another hearing will be held on September 6.

Lori Tucker appeared for the prosecution.

Judge Stephen Holt adjourned the case.

A trial has been fixed for December 2. this year.

Mr Rajasingam used to own the nearby Spar supermarket on Blackthorn Road


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Wymondham and Attleborough Mercury. Click the link in the orange box below for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years, through good times and bad, serving as your advocate and trusted source of local information. Our industry is facing testing times, which is why I’m asking for your support. Every single contribution will help us continue to produce award-winning local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Thank you.

Most Read

Comments have been disabled on this article.

Most Read

Latest from the Wymondham and Attleborough Mercury