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A primary school teacher is to stand trial later this year accused of killing her partner after her body was found buried in their back garden in Northamptonshire.
Fiona Beal, 48, is alleged to have murdered her partner Nick Billingham between October 30 and November 10 last year.
The 42-year-old builder was found in the garden of his Northampton home in March – nearly five months after his death.
Days earlier, Beal was arrested 200 miles away at a hotel in Cumbria and charged with murder.
Police were able to confirm that Mr. Billingham had died from stab wounds to the neck.
He appeared at Northampton Crown Court on Friday, where a preliminary trial date was set for September 12 this year pending his plea.Fiona Beal is charged with the murder of Nick Billingham after his body was discovered in the back garden of a Northampton property. She is due in court in September depending on her plea.
In a statement, Mr Billingham’s family said: “Nick has been taken from us far too soon and he will always be in our hearts.”
“We have been overwhelmed by the offers of kind support and words of comfort from so many beautiful people, and we know he will be sadly missed by all of his friends, family and loved ones.
‘Our hearts ache for Nick. He was a beautiful boy, and we have many cherished memories of him growing up and we were so proud of the man he became. He just got on with his life, which has now been tragically cut short.
Rest in peace Nick. Until we meet again, sleep well and remember all the good times we had together. We will love you always and forever.
Neighbors living down the street were shocked at the grim discovery.
One resident, who did not want to be identified, described Nicholas as “such a nice guy, very nice.”