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War veteran, 98, dies after violent robbery



A 98-year-old man has died a month after a violent robbery left him with two bleeds on the brain.

Second World War veteran Peter Gouldstone was attacked in Enfield, north London, in the home he had lived in for more than 60 years.

Police had been called by a neighbour on the morning of 6 November who noticed the back door had been left open.

Mr Gouldstone was found inside with a head injury and extensive bruising to his body.

He was taken to hospital but died on Friday.

Police said a number of Mr Gouldstone’s possessions had been stolen, including a 26-inch Panasonic TV.

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