Man charged with murder after death of Bethnal Green pensioner

PUBLISHED: 09:55 28 March 2011

Eileen Jones was found at her flat in Virginia Road

Eileen Jones was found at her flat in Virginia Road


A man has been charged with murder following the death of an elderly woman at her Bethnal Green home.

Christopher Newton, 45, of Bow Road is accused of killing Eileen Jones, 73, who was found dead by police in her flat in a Virginia Road block on March 23.

He appeared in custody at Redbridge Magistrates’ Court on Saturday.

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