Homicide detectives from the Met’s Specialist Crime Command have charged a man with murder after an alleged assault at a care home in Catford.
999 Response Team officers were called to a care home in Canadian Avenue, in Catford, at around 00:40 hours on Monday.
Officers rushed to the scene along with their colleagues from the London Ambulance Service.
When officers arrived on the scene, they found a woman, ‘aged in her 90’s’ with serious injuries.
She was rushed to a local A&E department where she died.
A post-mortem is due to take place in the coming weeks.
A male, in his 60s, was arrested at the scene on suspicion of murder. He was taken to a police station in south London.
On Tuesday 5th January, Alexander Rawson, 62, of Canadian Avenue, Catford, was charged with murder.
Police have confirmed that both the accused and the victim were residents of the care home.
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