Pensioner Dies After Robbery

A pensioner has died in hospital 16 days after being robbed on her doorstep. A manslaughter investigation has been launched and a man is currently in custody. A post-mortem examination was inconclusive and officers are awaiting further test results.

Police release picture of woman who died after robbery

Carole Mudie died in hospital 16 days after being robbed Credit: West Midlands Police

West Midlands Police have released a photo of a woman who died in hospital 16 days after being robbed on her doorstep.

Carole Mudie died in hospital on January 22, after being robbed at 11:10pm on January 6.

Carole Mudie, 68, from Hawkesley in Birmingham, was taken to hospital after the incident and underwent surgery for a broken hip after being pushing into a bush.

A man is currently in custody on remand having been charged with separate matters and has been spoken to in relation to this offence.

Elderly woman dies in hospital after being robbed

A pensioner who was robbed 16 days ago has died in hospital.

Carole Mudie, 68, from Hawkesley in Birmingham, was taken to hospital after the incident and underwent surgery for a broken hip after being pushing into a bush.

The robber snatched Mrs Mudie's handbag as she walked to her front door at around 11:10pm on January 6.

The 68-year old later died in hospital and a manslaughter investigation was immediately launched.

A post-mortem examination was inconclusive and officers are awaiting further test results to confirm the exact cause of death.

The incident happened on Hawkmoor Gardens, Hawkesley, south Birmingham.

"A man is currently in custody on remand having been charged with separate matters and has been spoken to in relation to this offence.

"But what we desperately need is for anyone who witnessed the robbery of Carole Mudie to come forward."

– Andy Bradley, Detective Sergeant

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