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CCTV men eliminated from inquiry

Georgina Edmonds
Post-mortem tests showed Georgina Edmonds died from head injuries

Police investigating the murder of a 77-year-old woman tortured in her Hampshire home have able to eliminate two men from the inquiry.

Georgina Edmonds was found dead by her son at her home in Kiln Lane in Brambridge, on 11 January.

Detectives had appealed for two men seen on CCTV entering a petrol station shop on the day of the murder to come forward.

A police spokesman said the men had now been eliminated from the inquiry.

Post-mortem tests revealed Mrs Edmonds died of extensive head injuries and had been tortured by her killers.

Soon after the murder, officers working on the case issued a CCTV image of a man in a fluorescent jacket with Mrs Edmonds' cash card.

He tried to get cash out at a Tesco Express in Twyford Road at 2340 GMT on 11 January - the day she died.

Police have made 2,500 house-to-house inquiries, have checked 2,000 vehicles, taken 1,300 statements and received 660 calls from the public.

No one has been charged over Mrs Edmonds' death.

A 5,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the capture of the killer.




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