Charges upgraded in death of purse-snatching victim in Collingwood

Elderly woman was shoved to the ground

A 30-year-old Collingwood man has been charged with Second Degree Murder in the death of an 86-year-old woman.

OPP say the woman suffered life-altering injuries after being shoved to the ground September 14 by a man riding a bicycle on Market Lane. She succumbed to her injuries a few days later.

The accused is also facing a charge of Robbery With Violence.