A 73-year-old man is due to appear in court after the body of his 95-year-old mother was discovered at her home in Staffordshire.
David Powell has been charged with murder after detectives investigated the death of a woman in her home in Doncaster Lane, Penkhull, Stoke-on-Trent.
Although the body has yet to be formally identified local police officers believe it to be Cecilia Powell. A post-mortem is scheduled for this morning.
Mr Powell, who was arrested after police were called to his home on Thursday night, is due to appear before magistrates at Newcastle-under-Lyme this morning.
Detective Inspector Andy Maxfield from Staffordshire said: "At this stage of the investigation we are not looking for anyone else in connection with this incident.”
Family liaison officers are working to support family members affected by the death.Reuse content