A 45-year-old man has been charged with the murder of his elderly mother in Lewisham.

Gilbert Corette, of Manor Avenue, is accused of murdering 81-year-old Florise Corette at an address in Lochaber Road on Wednesday (July 8).

He is also charged with GBH with intent of a woman believed to be his sister, aged in her 50s, during the same incident.

Corette will appear in custody at Bromley Magistrates’ Court today.