Detectives stage reconstruction in hunt for Tommy Ward's killers

By Sam Cooper | 12/06/2017

Detectives stage reconstruction in hunt for Tommy Ward's killers
Tommy Ward

DETECTIVES investigating the murder of pensioner Tommy Ward have carried out a reconstruction of the incident on the streets around his home.

Tommy (80), was brutally attacked in his own home in Maltby in October 2015.

His life savings of £30,000 were stolen and his injuries included a fractured skull, a bleed on the brain and a broken jaw, while his left index finger was so badly damaged it had to be amputated.

The war veteran also had a footprint-like mark on his chest and severe bruises across his body.

Mr Ward died in hospital on February 23 last year — almost five months after he was attacked.

Police closed roads around his Salisbury Road home overnight on Sunday into Monday to reconstruct CCTV footage released earlier this year showing car movements on the night of his attack.

The footage showed a Saab 93 close to the 80-year-old's home, turning from Grange Road into Salisbury Road less than two hours before he was found badly injured.

Anyone with any information should contact police on 101, quoting incident number 524 of February 22, 2016.

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.

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