Man Charged With Mother's Murder

A man from east London's been charged with the murder of his mother, who was found stabbed to death at the home they shared in Stratford.

The body of Phyllis Hayes, 65, was found on Thursday 12 June 2015.

Mark Hayes, 36, is also accused of trying to start a fire at the house on Idmiston Road in Stratford and trying to kill a man in Tilbury in Essex on Friday 13 June.

He was due to appear at Basildon Magistrates Court on Monday 15 June.

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