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.