Nellie Geraghty and her husband Frank
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Elderly widow dies after mugging in Shaw, Oldham

Police investigating the mugging of an elderly woman in Greater Manchester are now treating her death as murder.

Nellie Geraghty, 79, was discovered with serious head injuries in Shaw at midday on Thursday. Her handbag, containing her late husband's ashes, was missing.

John Andrew reports.

  • 26 Nov 2011
  • From the section UK