Woman charged after death of elderly lady in Grays

A woman has appeared in court charged with murder following the death of an elderly lady in Grays last week.

Police were called to an address in Lenmore Avenue on Monday June 21 where 89 year-old Winfred Grover was reported as being unresponsive. She was later pronounced dead.

Cheryl Banks, 60, of Lemore Avenue, Grays, was arrested and has been charged with murder.

She appeared at Basildon Crown Court today, Friday June 25.

She was remanded in custody and will reappear at the same court on Friday September 10 for a pre-trial preparation hearing.

Enquiries into the death are ongoing and if you have any information you can submit a report online at https://www.essex.police.uk or use the ‘Live Chat’ button to speak to an online operator between 7am-11pm quoting the crime reference number 42/119471/21.

You can also call 101 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Mick Ferris

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