Man charged over mother's murder in Barrowby

Map showing Barrowby in Lincolnshire

A man has been charged with the murder of his 80-year-old mother at a house in Lincolnshire.

Lincolnshire Police were called to an address in Barrowby on Saturday where they found the body of Mary Thorpe.

A post-mortem examination is not yet complete but indications are that Mrs Thorpe was stabbed, police said.

John Thorpe, 53, of Reedings Road, Barrowby, was charged with murder and will appear before Spalding Magistrates on Tuesday morning.

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