Northern Ireland

Man charged with 1988 murder of elderly woman in Belfast

A 51-year-old man has been charged with the murder of an elderly woman in Belfast more than 20 years ago.

He was arrested in Birmingham on Monday as part of a renewed investigation into the murder of Peggy Telford.

The 68-year-old was found strangled in her home at Twaddell Avenue in north Belfast on 4 February 1988.

The man is expected to appear at Belfast Magistrates Court on Wednesday.

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