Accused mum killer claims his dad was trying to poison him

A cross-dressing songwriter accused of decapitating his mother suspected his father was ‘poisoning’ him after learning he wanted to change gender. Philip Tarver, 47, allegedly stabbed frail 86-year-old Angela Tarver through the heart with an ornamental sword at the detached £600,000 family home in Woking, Surrey, last December 19. The son cut off his mother’s head and stored it in the freezer before turning on his father Colin Tarver, 84, with a ‘demented look’ in his eyes and threatening to…

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