Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Man charged with murder after pensioner found dead

Jadwiga Szczygielska Image copyright Police Scotland

A man has been charged with the murder of a 77-year-old woman in Edinburgh.

The body of Jadwiga Szczygielska was found in her home on Pirniefield Bank, Seafield on Saturday at about 07:50 following a call to the Scottish Ambulance Service.

Roman Frackiewicz, 44, was arrested and charged in connection with her death, and he appeared at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on Tuesday.

He made no plea and was remanded in custody.

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