A man has been charged with the murder of a 75-year-old woman in Birmingham.
The woman was found at her home in Milverton Road, Erdington, on Monday. She had suffered severe injuries and died in hospital, police said.
The 53-year-old man is due to appear before magistrates in Sutton Coldfield on Wednesday morning.
Detectives said they had recovered a weapon they believed was used in the attack but have not confirmed what the item was.