Son ‘stabbed his mother to death’

A son accused of knifing his elderly mother to death has been remanded in custody. Edward Watkins, 55, allegedly murdered 75-year-old Maureen Watkins to death at their home on Ethnard Road, Peckham, on 16 November. The retired accountant, who had lived at the address for 30 years with her son, died from multiple stab wounds – the fatal one to her torso. Prosecutor Timothy Cray told the Old Bailey: ‘It is an allegation of murder. ‘The killing took place last…

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