Search

Hornsey Rise pensioner accused of suffocating partner to stand trial

PUBLISHED: 10:50 18 March 2013 | UPDATED: 10:50 18 March 2013

Joyce Evans is accused of killing her partner

Joyce Evans is accused of killing her partner

PA Wire/Press Association Images

A pensioner is to stand trial today accused of killing her partner.

Joyce Evans, 69, denies murdering Colin Ballinger, 66, at the home they shared in New Orleans Walk, Hornsey Rise, in July last year.

Mr Ballinger was taken to hospital but could not be saved after Evans was alleged to have placed a plastic bag over his head and applied pressure to his neck.

Evans will stand trial at the Old Bailey.


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Islington Gazette. Click the link in the orange box below for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years, through good times and bad, serving as your advocate and trusted source of local information. Our industry is facing testing times, which is why I’m asking for your support. Every single contribution will help us continue to produce award-winning local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Thank you.

Most Read

Most Read

Latest from the Islington Gazette