Following a brutal attack, a great-grandmother lies in hospital critically ill after undergoing emergency surgery. British police cannot find a motive for the assault. Her family published photographs of her injuries to try to help find her attackers.
MailOnline reports that 94-year-old Emma Winnall was left with severe injuries after intruders left her for dead in her Birmingham home. Mrs Winnall was left with a fractured skull, a broken arm and wrist and a partially severed finger.
ITV News Central quote West Midlands Police Detective Chief Inspector Sarb Johal as saying:
This is a truly sickening attack on a defenceless, frail lady as she slept in her own home. Mrs Winnall had nothing of note to steal…it was a senseless assault and I'd urge anyone with suspicions about who may be responsible to get in touch straight away.
A similar attack reported in MailOnline on a 94-year-old woman took place in Bradford, West Yorkshire just over a year ago. The motive for this burglary and attack was also unclear.