Widow, 88, ‘dies af­ter bur­glary’

Daily Mail - - News -

A WIDOW aged 88 has been found dead at home af­ter a sus­pected bur­glarly.

The woman, named lo­cally as Jean Whit­more, was dis­cov­ered on Wed­nes­day night af­ter con­cern was raised when she had not been seen for a few days.

Neigh­bours in the quiet res­i­den­tial road in Hall Green, Birm­ing­ham, said po­lice told them a back win­dow at the semi-de­tached prop­erty had been smashed.

Mrs Whit­more is un­der­stood to have lived alone at the ad­dress for at least 25 years and is not thought to have had any chil­dren. The house re­mained cor­doned off last night as po­lice in­ves­ti­gated the ‘sus­pi­cious’ death.

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