Police in the UK have launched a murder investigation after an 85 year old pensioner was found dead in her home.
It is believed the investigation comes after the elderly woman who is understood to have lived in her own – was attacked during an apparent burglary.
The shocking incident which has been described as a cowardly attack, occurred in Ashmour Gardens, Romford, Essex, in the early hours of Tuesday morning.
It is reported that the elderly pensioner was found by a handyman who had been working at woman’s.
Police investigating the incident say the woman who has since been named as Rosina Coleman, was found with serious injuries, they also believe the attack may have occurred between the hours of 7:30am and 11am on Tuesday morning.