UPDATE: Man charged with the murder of 75-year-old woman in Peckham

Kevin Quinn (18 November, 2018) Crime

Police and the London Ambulance Service were called to an address on Ethnard Road, off the Old Kent Road on Friday evening at 4:04pm and found the pensioner suffering stab wounds. 

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A man has been charged with murder following the death of an elderly woman in Peckham.

Edward Watkins, 55 (7.06.63) of Ethnard Road, SE15 was charged with murder today  (Sunday, 18 November).

Police and the London Ambulance Service were called to an address on Ethnard Road, off the Old Kent Road on Friday evening at 4:04pm and found the pensioner suffering stab wounds.

Despite the best efforts of the emergency services, she died at the scene at 4:37pm.

Watkins will appear in custody at Camberwell Magistrates’ Court tomorrow (Monday, 19 November).

Formal identification of the victim is yet to take place.

Next of kin have been informed.

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