Pensioner, 66, appears in court charged with killing baby girl 44 years ago


A PENSIONER has appeared in court charged with killing a baby girl 44 years ago.

Terence McArthur, 66, is accused of the manslaughter of Tracey McArthur in Plymouth, Devon in 1976.,%20,%20,%20,%20,%20,%20,%20,%20,%20,%20,%20
McArthur appeared in the dock at Exeter Crown Court this morningCredit: Alamy

McArthur, of Rochdale, Greater Manchester, has been bailed on a tagged curfew to a supported housing project.

Today Judge Peter Johnson set a provisional date for his seven-day trial as July 5 2021.

McArthur will not be asked to enter a plea until a psychiatric report has been prepared on him on behalf of the defence.