French pensioner, 102, ‘murders her 92-year-old neighbour at care home’
Woman aged 102 ‘confesses’ to murdering 92-year-old at a care home in France
- Victim was attacked at a care home in Chézy-sur-Marne in northern France
- Suspect told a carer that she had ‘killed someone’ before body was discovered
- Woman died from ‘strangulation and blows to head’ according to post-mortem
Police suspect a woman aged 102 of having murdered her 92-year-old neighbour at a retirement home in northern France.
The woman, who has not been named, has been taken to a psychiatric hospital after the attack.
She told one of her carers at the home in Chézy-sur-Marne that she had ‘killed someone’ before the body was discovered, reports the BBC.
A 102-year-old woman has reportedly confessed to murdering her 92-year-old neighbour at a care home in Chézy-sur-Marne, France (file photo)
At the time of her alleged confession, she was ‘in a very agitated state, confused’, according to the prosecutor.
The victim was found in bed with a severely bruised face just after midnight.
A post-mortem found that she died of ‘strangulation and blows to the head’.
The suspect is now being evaluated to find out if she is criminally responsible for her actions.