What happened as convicted murderer admitted killing grandmother in ‘small community’

A man accused of the murder of 73-year-old grandma Pauline Quinn is due to appear in court over video link. Lawrence Bierton, 61, of Rayton Spur, Worksop, had has his case listed at Nottingham Crown Court on Friday, April 1.

He is charged with murder and robbery in connection with the police investigation. A provisional trial date is set on June 8 before a High Court judge.

After Ms Quinn’s death, her family paid tribute to a grandma “so full of joy” whose death triggered the murder investigation. Her family’s touching words were made after she was found by paramedics following concerns that she had become uncontactable.

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Emergency services attended the scene but she was pronounced dead shortly after their arrival. A murder investigation was launched following the incident in Rayton Spur, Worksop, on Tuesday, November 9.

Ms Quinn’s family paid tribute to their loved one in a statement released through Nottinghamshire Police. Her family said: “The whole family is totally in shock. Pauline was so full of joy and we just can’t believe what has happened.”

Detective Inspector Steve Wragg, from Nottinghamshire Police, had said: “Our thoughts and deepest condolences are with Pauline’s family at this extremely difficult time.

“Specialist officers will be working with them and providing support during this extremely difficult time, and we ask that their privacy is respected. A man has now been charged in connection with this tragic incident and we continue our work to understand the circumstances and the exact sequence of events in the moments leading up to this.

“Officers will continue to be in the area to speak to the local community, conduct enquiries and offer reassurance.”

Nottinghamshire Live – Local News