Newlywed sculptor Thomas Crompton "killed wife with industrial hammer after row about decorating"

Newlywed sculptor 'killed wife of three months with industrial hammer from his workshop after row about decorating'Thomas Crompton admits killing his wife but denies murder After killing wife, Angela, he went into workshop and confessed, court hearsMan he confessed to said he thought it was a joke before seeing her bodyShe was taken to hospital with head injuries but died two days later | UPDATED: 15:27 GMT, 4 December 2012 Angela Phillips is alleged to have been murdered by her husband with an industrial-sized hammer A row about decorating led to a husband murdering his wife in a row about decorating just three months after they got married, a court has heard. Thomas Crompton, 39, is on trial over the death of his wife, Angela, after she is believed to have been hit around the head with an industrial-sized hammer he uses for metalwork. Norwich Crown Court heard that Crompton carried out the gruesome killing in their cottage in Arminghall, Norfolk, before going into his nearby workshop where he confessed to a colleague

Paul Crompton: BBC editor killed himself over worries about new shift patterns following move to Salford

BBC editor killed himself after telling GP of fears over new shift patterns following move to SalfordFather-of-three was a 'model employee' but he became increasingly stressed, inquest told BBC offers its 'sincere sympathies' to his family and children | UPDATED: 10:40 GMT, 2 December 2012 A BBC editor took his own life after expressing concerns to his GP about the introduction of new shift patterns, an inquest heard. Paul Crompton was found dead in a country park a month after he began to work nights as part of changes brought in following the broadcaster’s move to MediaCityUK.