Man charged with murder of 87-year-old Reigate woman

David Grantham, 8 October 2020

A man has been charged with murder following the death of an elderly woman in Reigate after an assault in Warren Road in June this year.

Surrey Police said today (8 October):

Guy Douglas Unmack, 45, of Warren Road in Reigate, was charged with murder on Wednesday, 7 October 2020 , following the death of 87-year-old Rosemary Hill.

Mrs Hill was seriously assaulted in Warren Road on Sunday, 21 June and died four days later in hospital as a result of her injuries. Her family are receiving support from specially trained officers at Surrey Police.

Unmack was arrested on Sunday, 21 June on suspicion of attempt murder. Following his arrest, he was assessed and detained under the Mental Health Act.

He is due to appear at Guildford Magistrates Court today (8 October).

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