Police name Kewstoke murder victim

PUBLISHED: 10:30 08 July 2011

Julie Tottle at Green Pastures Veterinary Centre in 2006

Julie Tottle at Green Pastures Veterinary Centre in 2006

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A WOMAN found murdered in Kewstoke on Tuesday has been confirmed by police as Julia Tottle.

The body of the 51-year-old, who was known locally as Julie, was found at a property on Crookes Lane, while her husband Stephen Hotson remains in a ‘stable’ condition at Frenchay Hospital having suffered injuries in the incident.

He has been arrested following his wife’s death, and police say they are not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident.

Yesterday police said Ms Tottle died from head injuries following a ‘sustained attack’.

Anyone with information to help the police enquiries is asked to contact Weston CID on 0845 4567000.

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