Care home resident arrested on suspicion of murder after elderly woman shot dead in Essex

A man has been arrested following the shooting.
A man has been arrested following the shooting.

A murder inquiry has been launched after a pensioner in her 80s was shot dead at a care home.

Police have launched a murder inquiry after a woman in her 80s was shot dead at a care home.

The pensioner was declared dead at the scene, at Delamer House in Naze Park Road, Walton-on-the-Naze, EssexPolice confirmed.

A man, also a resident at the same address, has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

Police said both victim and suspect were known to each other.

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