Croydon home death: Man accused of murdering his grandmother

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The woman was found at a home off Brigstock Road in Thornton Heath

A 31-year-old man has been charged with murdering his 89-year-old grandmother in south London.

Sakunthala Francis was found with fatal stab wounds at a residential home in Brigstock Road, Thornton Heath, in Croydon, on Tuesday night.

Ms Francis was pronounced dead at the scene and Verushan Manoharan was arrested a short while later at another address in Croydon.

Mr Manoharan is due to appear at Croydon Magistrates' Court later.

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