Britain’s oldest court witness gives evidence over church warden and magician’s ‘gaslight murder plot’


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Britain’s oldest court witness gave evidence at a murder trial that heard she may have been the next victim.

Mr Field, 28, a church warden, and Mr Smith, 32, a magician, are accused of co-conspiring to murder retired lecturer Peter Farquhar, 69, in Maids Moreton, Bucks. Mr Field is accused of attempting to murder retired teacher Ann Moore-Martin, 83. Both were allegedly targeted in a “gaslighting” plot.