08/03/2011

Woman Charged With Downham Murder

A 45-year-old has been charged with the murder of an 86-year-old woman in Downham.

Karen Williamson, 45, of Rangefield Road, in Downham was charged with the murder of Jean Jobson on Monday 7 March.

She will appear in custody at Camberwell Green Magistrates' Court today.

At approximately 8.15pm on Sunday 20 February, police attended an address in Oakridge Road, Bromley after concerns were expressed over the welfare of the occupant.

Jean (known as Pat) Jobson, was found suffering from head injuries. She was pronounced dead at the scene. A post-mortem gave the cause of death as blunt force trauma to the head.

On Saturday 26 February officers arrested a 45-year old woman. She was later bailed and rearrested on Sunday 6 March. She was taken to a south London police station and charged as above.

(BMcN/GK)

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