Second Teenager in Court Over Greenford Pensioner Killing
Partially sighted Paula Castle attacked in November
A second teenager's appeared in court and has denied killing a Greenford pensioner who died when she was mugged for her handbag.
Partially-sighted Paula Castle, 85, who lived alone, was robbed in an alleyway off Oldfield Lane on 19 November last year. She fell and died of head injuries in hospital the following day.
The 15-year-old pleaded not guilty at the Old Bailey to murder and two counts of robbery and will face trial on 10 April.
Last week, another 15-year-old appeared by video-link at the Old Bailey and pleaded guilty to manslaughter but denied her murder.
He also admitted robbing her of her handbag, and robbing a second woman, Rose Mohamed, of her bag and £120.
The boy will also face trial on 10 April.
17th March 2012