87 year-old woman dies after reported attack with walking stick

Estonian police (photo is illustrative).
Estonian police (photo is illustrative). Source: PPA

An 87 year-old woman has died following a reported attack in the Pärnu County village of Pootsi.

An 84 year-old female acquaintance of the victim is a suspect in the case. It is suspected that a walking stick was used in the attack.

Police responded to a call at 03.30 EEST early on the Thursday morning, and subsequently apprehended the 84 year-old woman.

The crime is being investigated in accordance with the section of the Estonian penal code concerning murder and, if found guilty, the suspect could be facing a six- to 15-year prison sentence. 

Editor: Andrew Whyte

Source: EER Uudised

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