Polegate councillor charged with trying to murder his wife

Joe O'Riordan SUS-141024-090249001
Joe O'Riordan SUS-141024-090249001

A Polegate councillor has been charged with trying to murder his wife.

Joseph O’Riordan, 73, of Guardian Court, was charged with the attempted murder of wife Amanda, 47, last night (Thursday, October 23).

Police attended a stabbing incident at Guardian Court in Brookside Avenue on Wednesday (October 22).

Mr O’Riordan will appear before Brighton Magistrates at 10am today (Friday, October 24). He currently remains in police custody.