Accused of stealing from church

Two men accused of stealing tens of thousands of pounds belonging to a Roman Catholic Church in Lowestoft have appeared before magistrates.Eric Woodhead, 60, of Upgate, Poringland, and Christopher Myhill, 28, of Queen's Road, Yarmouth, have been charged with stealing nearly £92,000 from the Our Lady Star of the Sea church.

Two men accused of stealing tens of thousands of pounds belonging to a Roman Catholic Church in Lowestoft have appeared before magistrates.

Eric Woodhead, 60, of Upgate, Poringland, and Christopher Myhill, 28, of Queen's Road, Yarmouth, have been charged with stealing nearly £92,000 from the Our Lady Star of the Sea church. Myhill faces two further charges of stealing just over £6,000 from the same church.

The pair appeared before Lowestoft Magistrates' Court yesterday when their cases were adjourned for a plea and directions hearing at Ipswich Crown Court on May 16.


You may also want to watch:


Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter