Man Charged Over Walton Care Home Murder
30 December 2015, 05:53 | Updated: 30 December 2015, 05:55
An 86 year-old man has been charged with the murder of an elderly woman at a care home in Walton.
Police found 81 year-old Rita King seriously injured at around 9am on Monday and she died shortly after.
A postmortem examination found she died from a gunshot wound to the head, and officers have recovered a revolver from the scene.
86 year-old Ronald King, from Cedar Close in Walton, was arrested on suspicion of murder.
He has now been charged and is due before Chelmsford Magistrates' Court today.