Neighbours report that the attacker was seen on CCTV camera walking casually into the pensioner's home. The body was found by a concerned friend.
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As we move into a shorter working week for most people, we are looking at a generally cloudy one.
Lots of cloud around today feeling relatively mild although it probably felt a bit cooler because of the breeze.
Hackney's Idris Elba could become the next James Bond, it has been reported.