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Barlaston, man, 73, in court accused of murdering his mother

Doncaster Lane, Penkhull, Stoke-on-Trent Image copyright Google
Image caption Cecilia Powell's body was found at her home in Penkhull, Stoke-on-Trent

A 73-year-old man has appeared in court accused of murdering his mother.

Cecilia Powell, 95, died from head injuries, post-mortem tests found. Her body was found at her in home in Penkhull, Stoke-on-Trent, on 9 April.

David Powell of Longton Road, Barlaston, appeared via video link at Stafford Crown Court.

He did not enter a plea and was remanded in custody to appear a the same court on 10 August.

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