Emma Winnall death: 1 year on

Detectives investigating the murder of an elderly grandmother in Birmingham are re-appealing for witnesses, one year after the attack.

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Daughter of pensioner killed in attack one year ago appeals for witnesses

Emma Winnall, 94, was attacked at her home in Moseley a year ago
Emma Winnall, 94, was attacked at her home in Moseley a year ago Credit: West Midlands Police

The daughter of a pensioner who died after she was attacked while asleep in her bed at home in Moseley is making a new appeal for information, one year on from her murder.

Emma Winnall, 94 and from Moseley in Birmingham, died in hospital following the attack. She suffered a broken arm, fractured skull and partially severed finger.

Post-mortem examination to be carried out

A post-mortem examination is due to be conducted on a pensioner who died following an attack in her home in Moseley Birmingham.

Emma Winnall, 93, died in hospital on Tuesday, nearly a month after she was found badly beaten in her bed.

West Midlands Police said the widow's death came after complications arising from her injuries. She suffered a fractured skull and broken arm and had been in intensive care since the attack on May 1.

Detailed forensic analysis is continuing on items removed from Mrs Winnall's home in Pensby Close, and a Crimestoppers reward of #5,000 is on offer to anyone who provides information which leads to a conviction.

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Murder inquiry underway following death of pensioner

West Midlands Police have held a press conference into the murder inquiry of Emma Winnall.
West Midlands Police have held a press conference into the murder inquiry of Emma Winnall (left) Credit: ITV Central

West Midlands Police have held a press conference into the murder inquiry of Emma Winnall.

The 93 year old was attacked at her home in Moseley earlier in May.

DS Superintendent Richard Baker, West Midlands Police said:

"It's very sad news" that Emma Winnall passed away early this morning.

He's also renewed appeals for anyone with information to come forward

"If someone is protecting someone" over this crime he said, he urges them to "examine their consciences".

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