De Beauvoir woman charged with murdering 91-year-old Tottenham man

A DE BEAUVOIR woman has been charged with the murder of a 91-year-old man.

Melanie Cole, 49, of Culford Road, off Southgate Road, is due to appear in custody at Thames Magistrates Court today (Monday) accused of the murder of William Reilly.

Mr Reilly, a retired builder, was found injured by his son at his home in Tower Gardens Road, Tottenham, on the evening of December 29.

He was taken to the Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel where he died on January 6 as a result of his injuries.

A post mortem examination on Friday gave the cause of death as trauma to the head and pneumonia.