Daughter weeps as she admits smothering mum to death with pillow

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A woman who poisoned her mother with insulin and smothered her to death with a pillow wept as she admitted manslaughter today (MON). Shirley D’Silva, 55, killed 77-year-old Martha Pereira at their home in Croydon, south London, and then dialled 999 and told emergency workers how she did it. D’Silva was charged with the murder of Mrs Pereira after police and paramedics found the pensioner’s body at around 3pm on 25 October last year. Today (MON) prosecutors accepted D’Silva’s guilty…

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