Woman charged with murder of 81-year-old

A woman has been charged with the murder of an 81-year-old woman at her home in the North last week.

A woman has been charged with the murder of an 81-year-old woman at her home in the North last week.

Maire Rankin was discovered by a relative on Christmas Day at the property on the Dublin Road, Newry. She suffered multiple injuries.

A 42-year-old woman is expected to appear in Newry Magistrates Court this afternoon. A 39-year-old man questioned has been released from custody without charge.

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