A man was charged last night with the murder of 77 year old Rosemary Shearman.
50 year old Thomas Blazquez, from Redbridge was charged with killing the grandmother in her own home in Hornchurch last Tuesday 3rd September.
He will appear at Westminster Magistrates Court tomorrow.
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