A man has been charged with the manslaughter and robbery of 100-year-old Zofija Kaczan, who died after being mugged.

The victim suffered a broken neck in the attack in the Normanton area of Derby on Bank Holiday Monday.

Ms Kaczan was approached from behind, knocked down and her handbag was taken, shortly before 9am. 

Shortly before her death it is reported she forgave her attacker at a mass while in hospital

Arthur Waszkiewicz, 39, will appear at South Derbyshire Magistrates Court tomorrow.