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Ilford man charged with murder after elderly woman dies in care home

PUBLISHED: 09:13 01 December 2017 | UPDATED: 11:57 01 December 2017

The woman was found with serious injuries at a care home in Roebuck Lane, Buckhurst Hill. Picture: Google

The woman was found with serious injuries at a care home in Roebuck Lane, Buckhurst Hill. Picture: Google

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An Ilford man has been charged with murder in connection with the death of an elderly woman at a care home in Buckhurst Hill.

Antony Jennings, 32, of Clinton Crescent, Ilford, has been charged with murder.

He is due to appear at Chelmsford Magistrates’ Court today.

Essex police were contacted at 1.20pm on Wednesday, November 29 to reports of a woman aged in her 90s had suffered serious injuries at Forest Place Nursing Home in Roebuck Lane.

The woman, 94 year-old Ruby Wilson, was pronounced dead at the scene.

A post-mortem examination has given the preliminary cause of death as lacerations to the neck.

Police confirm the victim and suspect were known to each other but the man has no connection to the care home.

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