RAF officer 'killed wife'

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An RAF officer killed his wife as she did a crossword puzzle - then claimed his gun went off accidently while he was cleaning it, a court was told yesterday.

Brian Ferrill, 62, a businessman and commanding officer of the RAF Auxiliary at St Athan, South Glamorgan, denies murder. Cardiff Crown Court was told that his wife, Maureen, 62, was killed by a single bullet fired from 12ft. The trial continues.