A 38-year-old man from Lincoln has been charged with murder.
Margaret Lynette Krawcewicz, who was 72, was attacked in a house in Lincoln on Friday and died later in hospital.
A 38-year-old man has been charged with murder and will appear before magistrates on Monday morning.
Scene near where elderly woman was injured in Lincoln
A 72-year-old woman has died after being injured at St Boltophs Crescent in Lincoln lived in a quiet residentlal street mainly occupied by other elderly residents.
Officers from Lincolnshire Police are focusing their investigations around a block of maisonettes in the street.
A 38-year-old man is being questioned by police on suspicion of murder.
72-year-old woman dies after assault
A 72-year-old woman assaulted and injured at an address in St Botolph's Crescent, Lincoln, yesterday (October 12) has died in Lincoln County Hospital.
She was Margaret Lynette Krawcewicz.
A 38-year-old man arrested yesterday has now been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in police custody.
Anyone with information should contact Lincolnshire Police