Man held over pensioner's death bailed
Friday 07 January 2011
A 32-year-old man arrested for the second time in connection with the murder of a pensioner in her country cottage three years ago was released on police bail today.
The suspect, from Eastleigh, Hampshire, was originally arrested in June on suspicion of killing 77-year-old Georgina Edmonds.
The pensioner was bludgeoned to death at her home in Brambridge, near Otterbourne, Winchester in January 2008.
Police believe she was tortured for her bank card pin number.
Mrs Edmonds was found dead by her son Harry and a family friend after he came home from work.
She lived in the grounds of her son's home and it is believed she did not lock her doors during the day.
A post-mortem examination found she died from extensive head injuries.
A £30,000 reward was offered by police in the hope of finding her killer.
On the second anniversary of her murder last January, Hampshire Police said they had made a "significant breakthrough" as a result of forensic evidence recovered from the murder scene.
A Hampshire police spokeswoman said: "A 32-year-old man who was rearrested on suspicion of the murder of Georgina Edmonds yesterday evening has been released on bail until March 9."
Most expensive city to live in for expatriates: Luanda, Angola takes number one spot with Hong Kong and Zurich in top three
Video of Irish 'professional boxer' fighting Istanbul neighbourhood goes viral in Turkey
Irish tourist filmed fighting with shopkeepers in Turkey says they 'messed with the wrong man'
House of Lords: Outcry as donors, fixers and MPs caught up in expenses scandal get peerages
Moody neurotics are more likely to be creative geniuses, study says
Dresden riots: Protesters in Germany attack refugee buses shouting 'foreigners out'
France train shooting: US soldiers speak of the moment they stopped gunman and 'beat him until he was unconscious'
Labour leadership: Jeremy Corbyn accused of 'deluding' young supporters with 'claptrap'
'Women only' train carriages: Jeremy Corbyn unveils radical move to tackle public harassment
Black holes are a passage to another universe, says Stephen Hawking
Iain Duncan Smith calls for urgent ESA overhaul as part of drive to cut down welfare costs
- 1 Hair loss explained: How and why men go bald
- 2 Game of Thrones season 6: Jon Snow theorists believe the Stark may have a twin sister
- 3 Artist takes LSD, draws herself over different stages of the 9-hour trip to show its effects
- 4 A pint of water every day is the key to losing weight, scientists say
- 5 Russia 'accidentally reveals' number of its soldiers killed in eastern Ukraine