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Man, 95, arrested on suspicion of murder after carer dies from head injuries

The 61-year-old woman died in hospital on Friday

25 May, 2018 — By Samantha Booth

A 95-YEAR-OLD man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a carer died from head injuries.

Police were called at about 7.10am on Thursday to a north London hospital where the 61-year-old woman had been admitted with head injuries.

She died in hospital today (Friday) just before 11am.

The Met said at this early stage it is believed her injuries were sustained at a residential address in Holloway where she was working as a carer.

Police have launched a murder investigation and arrested a 95-year-old man.

In a statement, the Met said: “He has been taken to hospital as a precaution due to a pre-existing condition where he will remain pending transfer to a location where his complex health and care needs can be managed.

“Police have bailed him while enquiries continue.”

Detectives from the CID based at the Central North Command Unit investigate.

Police said they are not seeking any other persons in connection with this investigation.

Anyone with information relating to this incident is requested to call police on 101 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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