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93-year-old dies of injuries

Emma Winnall, 93, who was attacked in her home in Moseley in Birmingham nearly a month ago, has died this morning of complications arising from her injuries. Police are now treating the case as a murder investigation.

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Police renew appeal to catch pensioner's killer

Emma Winnall's son and daughter previously made an emotional appeal for information about their mother's attack Credit: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

Police say that given the extent of Mrs Winnall's injuries, her age and her vulnerability, their investigation had always been treated with the same level of seriousness as a murder inquiry.

Officers managed to speak to the 93-year-old in hospital in the days following her attack.

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