'Cruel, shocking' widow murder

A family has paid tribute to a devoted grandmother murdered in "an unbelievably shocking and cruel way" in Hornchurch.

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Man, aged 50, arrested at scene of pensioner murder

  • A man, aged 50, was arrested at the address in Hornchurch on suspicion of murder
  • He was taken to hospital suffering from injuries, which at this early stage appear to be self-inflicted
  • Police believe they know the identity of the woman but are waiting for formal identification

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