Police have launched a murder inquiry after the body of an elderly woman was found in her home in Edinburgh.
Jadwiga Szczygielska, 77, was found within the property in Pirniefield Bank, Seafield at around 7.50am on Saturday April 18, following a call to the Scottish Ambulance Service.
A 44-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with the death and is due to appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on Tuesday.
Detective Inspector Bob Williamson, of the Major Investigation Team, said: “Our enquiries indicate that this was an isolated incident but we are keen to speak to anyone who may be able to help with our investigation.
“If anyone saw anything suspicious in the early morning of Saturday, 18 April, or who may have information that would help us then please call Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident 0756 of 18/04/2020 or make a call anonymously to the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”
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