THIS is the first picture of an 85-year-old woman found dead by her handyman following a “cowardly assault” at her home.
Rosina Coleman, who lived alone, was discovered at the home in Romford, East London, yesterday.
East News Press Agency Rosina Coleman was killed at her home in Romford, East London
Police are now investigating, saying it was a “despicable” act as they launched a murder investigation.
Detective Inspector Paul Considine, of the Homicide and Major Crime Command, said it was believed Rosina had been killed between 7.30am and 11.30am yesterday.
He said: “This is a despicable incident in which the victim, an elderly lady who lived alone, had been subjected to a cowardly assault that left her with serious injuries.
“She was discovered by a handyman working at the address.”
BPM Media The elderly woman was found at a Romford property yesterday
BPM Media Police have cordoned off the scene as they investigate
Her next of kin have been informed, with a post-mortem to be conducted tomorrow.
There have been no arrested and police are now appealing for information.