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Wife ‘killed by husband’ before he ‘plunged 100ft to his death from car park’

This is the first picture of a woman who was found dead at her home in a suspected murder-suicide shortly after a man plunged more than 100ft to his death.

The woman was named by police as 57-year-old Kerry Bradford.

It is thought that her husband killed her before he fell to his death at a car park in Newport city centre in South Wales at about 4.40pm on Sunday.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene and his death is not being treated as suspicious, WalesOnline reported.

About 90 minutes later, Ms Bradford’s body was discovered when police liaison officers visited a home about three miles away during the investigation into the man’s death.

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A police car parked outside the home where Kerry Bradford's body was discovered
A police car parked outside the home where Ms Bradford’s body was discovered

Gwent Police have said the deaths are linked and enquiries are ongoing.

Police aren’t looking for anyone else in connection with Ms Bradford’s death, the force added.

A police spokesperson said: “Officers are continuing to carry out enquiries in the Bettws area of Newport following the death of a woman.

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“57-year-old Kerry Bradford was found deceased at an address in Monnow Way at about 6.15pm on Sunday, April 25.

“The death is being treated as suspicious, specialist officers are continuing to support the family and our thoughts remain with them.

“At this time we are not looking for anyone else in connection with her death, which is being linked to another death on Sunday afternoon.

Kerry Bradford
Ms Bradford’s body was found when police visited her home

“At around 4.40pm we also had a call reporting that a man had fallen from the Kingsway car park in Newport city centre.

“The man was confirmed dead at the scene. His death is not being treated as suspicious.

“We’d like to thank the local community for their continued support as officers carry out enquiries in the local area.”

Speaking after the tragedy, Councillor Janet Cleverly said: “It is devastating news. My thoughts go out to the family involved.

“It has come as a shock to the whole community. It’s just awful news and my thoughts and sympathies are with the family left behind.”

As locals paid tribute to Ms Bradford, one woman wrote on Facebook : “Rip Kerry Bradford. Knew you from popping into Tescos.

“What a cruel world. Fly high.”



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