Man charged with murder of 96-year-old woman in Liss

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A man has been charged with murder following the death of a woman in Liss.

At 4.29am on Friday May 17th, Hampshire Fire and Rescue attended a fire at an address in Mill Road, Liss. The police were called and arrived shortly after. The fire service confirmed that the body of 96-year-old Emma Finch had been found at the scene.

Joshua Powell, 26, of Elmfield Court, Lindford, was yesterday charged with her murder. He has been remanded in custody. He is due to appear at Portsmouth Magistrates Court today.

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