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Four charged with murder of gamekeeper

Four people were charged with the murder of a gamekeeper who was stabbed to death at his remote bungalow, including his wife and son, police said.

Nigel Bacon, who was also known as Neil, was found with several stab wounds to his upper body at his bungalow in Clumber Park, Nottinghamshire, on November 26.

The 50-year-old was taken to Bassetlaw District Hospital but died later that day.

Susan Bacon, 54, Michael Bacon, 20, Peter Jacques, 28, and Shaun Woodcock, 41, were charged with his murder last night, Nottinghamshire Police said.

All four will appear at Mansfield Magistrates' Court tomorrow.

The bungalow, known as Keeper's Cottage, is just off the A614 in north Nottinghamshire and is opposite an entrance to Clumber Park.