Dawn Walker murder trial update as Thomas Nutt pleads guilty to manslaughter of wife in Halifax – What We Know!

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A Brighouse man has admitted killing his spouse earlier than her physique was discovered dumped in a suitcase.

Thomas Nutt, 46, of Shirley Grove, Lightcliffe, pleaded responsible to manslaughter throughout an additional case administration listening to at Bradford Crown Court docket on Thursday.

He denies a cost of murdering his spouse, Daybreak Walker, whose physique was present in a suitcase in Lightcliffe, Brighouse, close to Halifax, in November final yr. The courtroom heard Mr Nutt accepts unlawfully killing his spouse.

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Grandmother Daybreak, 52, had solely obtained married shortly earlier than she was discovered useless, associates stated on the time.



Daybreak Walker

In a tribute, her household stated: “We write this with a really heavy coronary heart that yesterday we misplaced a loving daughter, mom, nanna, sister, auntie and good friend. In circumstances past our management, you have been taken from us so out of the blue.”

A good friend described Daybreak as: “The soundest particular person you would meet.” He added: “She was pleasant and beneficiant. She as soon as paid for a disabled man’s buying when he was quick.”

Mr Nutt will stand trial accused of homicide from July 25. It’s estimated that the trial might last as long as 10 days. The courtroom heard barristers are nonetheless ready ultimate pathology studies.

Mr Nutt was remanded again into custody at HMP Leeds, the place he was produced from for the quick listening to.

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