Woman in court over Newham man, 77, murder

Drew Road, Newham Image copyright Google
Image caption Police were called to reports of a stabbing in the early hours of Saturday

A woman has appeared in court charged with murder after a 77-year-old man was found with multiple stab wounds to the chest in his east London home.

The man was found dead in his Drew Road property, Newham at about 04:20 GMT on 29 November following reports of a stabbing.

The 31-year-old woman appeared in custody at Thames Magistrates' Court.

She is charged with murder and possession of an offensive weapon, Scotland Yard said.

The Met added the man and woman were not related, but are believed to have known each other.

The woman was remanded in custody to appear at the Old Bailey on 3 December.

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