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Man Admits Manslaughter of York Pensioner in New Year's Day Burglary


12:14pm 23rd June 2014

A York man has admitted the manslaughter of an 87 year old woman at her home in the city on New Year's Day.

Elsie Mowbray died in hospital on 8th January after a burglary at her home on Victoria Court in the Leeman Road area of the city on New Year's Day.

33 year old Peter Anthony John Harris, formerly of Apollo Street, pleaded guilty to burglary and manslaughter at Elsie Mowbray's home and also admitted a second robbery in the city.

Harris will be sentenced at Leeds Crown Court on 8th July.

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