Wife-murder accused, 86, dies awaiting trial

AN 86-YEAR-OLD man accused of murdering his wife has died while awaiting trial.

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Neil Clark was remanded in custody last month and was being held in Low Moss jail in Bishopbriggs, near Glasgow.

He was charged with the murder of 70-year-old wife, Francine, at their home in Bearsden, East Dunbarton- shire.

Clark made no plea or declaration to the charge during a private appearance at Dumbarton Sheriff Court on June 12.

It is understood Clark was being treated at Glasgow Royal Infirmary at the time of his death.

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