Pensioner, 89, attacked and killed in her own home in north London08/04/2019
An 89-year-old woman has been attacked and killed in her own home in north London.
A murder investigation has been launched by Metropolitan Police after the body of the pensioner was found in Tottenham this morning.
Members of the London Ambulance Service called Scotland Yard after discovering the woman at 10.45am.
The 89-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene.
Detectives believe one or more of the attackers gained entranced to her house at some point between Saturday evening and Sunday morning.
In a statement Met Police said: "Enquiries are ongoing to establish any motive.
"Officers haven’t ruled out burglary as a motive, but they retain an open mind at this early stage."
No arrests have been made and a post-mortem will be held in due course.
DCI Garry Moncrieff of Specialist Crime said: “The woman had clearly been assaulted and, as such, a murder investigation has been launched.
“I want to hear from anyone who saw anything suspicious in and around Waltheof Gardens and the surrounding area on Saturday night or Sunday morning.
Source: Read Full Article