Man accused of killing legal worker wife

The High Court in Glasgow. Picture: comp
The High Court in Glasgow. Picture: comp
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A SENIOR legal worker who had been having martial problems was allegedly knifed to death by her husband, a court has heard.

Marion Vita, a manager at the Crown Office in Edinburgh, was found slumped on a couch at her Glasgow home last September – before her young son dialled 999 for help.

The 48-year-old’s husband Tony Vita was then discovered in his bedroom, apparently injured.

One witness yesterday told a jury that she was in a “state of shock” after making the gruesome find.

The evidence was heard at the first day of Vita’s trial at the High Court in Glasgow.

Her 47-year-old husband denies murdering her.

Family friend Anne Tolland, 50, yesterday told how the Vitas had been a “lovely couple”. But the court heard that they were having “marriage problems” and that Mrs Vita was staying more in Edinburgh where she worked.

The trial continues.