Elderly man found stabbed to death in Catford as son charged with his murder



An 81-year-old man was found stabbed to death and his son has been charged with his murder.

Arthur Samuel was found suffering stab injuries at a house in Burford Road, Catford on Tuesday morning (September 28).

His son Frank Samuel, 54, who lives a 40 minute walk away on Beacon Road, Hither Green, has been charged with his murder, police confirmed today (Thursday, September 30).

He is due to appear at Bromley Magistrates’ Court later in the day.

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A Met Police spokesman said: “Officers were called at 9.45am on Tuesday to Burford Road, SE6 and found Arthur Samuel with stab wounds.

“Despite the efforts of paramedics, he died at the scene.”

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