Berrow death: Pensioner charged with killing husband

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Parsonage Road, Berrow
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A police cordon remains in place at a property on Parsonage Road in Berrow

A woman has been charged with the murder of her 78 year-old husband.

Penelope Jackson, 65, was arrested after emergency services were called to a house in Parsonage Road in Berrow, between Weston-super-Mare and Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset, on Saturday.

David Jackson, Mrs Jackson's husband, was pronounced dead at the scene at about 21:15 GMT. He had been stabbed.

Mrs Jackson is due to appear at Taunton Magistrates' Court on Monday.

Avon and Somerset Police said Mr Jackson's family are being supported by a specialist family liaison officer.

A police cordon remains in place at the scene.

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