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Police said they are treating the death as murder and appealed for people who were in Barking Road on Saturday afternoon or evening to come forward. Police launch a murder investigation after a 100-year-old woman dies in a fire at her flat.

Morwen Rees, 57, of Llanpumsaint, was last spotted at 1140 GMT on Saturday, 11 February, after being dropped off at Carmarthen train station Police believe she may be in London as she has contacts in the Finsbury Park area..

She followed the younger girl upstairs and said: "Are you chucking it [trying it on] ? Do you want to get shanked [stabbed] ? I'll shank you." Seconds later she stabbed Charlotte, who staggered back into the bedroom fatally wounded.. An Old Bailey jury hears how an 18-year-old killed a 15-year-old with a four inch kitchen knife..

"My little Home boy did it. He smashed up a bottle and juked Damilola Taylor in the leg." It's alleged that one of the boys accused of murdering Damilola Taylor confessed to the crime..

"It cannot make up for what they have lost, of course, but we hope that it will help them to rebuild their lives," £5m donated by the public is given to 230 of the London bombing victims.

Last Updated 21 February 2006