Enfield man charged with murder of mother, 84, who was found with a ‘number of injuries’

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Gareth Jackson, of Stainton Road, Enfield, was charged in the early hours of Monday, January 31, and appeared in court.

An Enfield man has been charged with the murder of his elderly mother, after she was found with a “number of injuries”.

Gareth Jackson, of Stainton Road, was charged in the early hours of Monday, January 31, and is due in court later today.

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The 50-year-old will appear in custody at Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court.

Lesma Jackson. Photo: Met PoliceLesma Jackson. Photo: Met Police
Lesma Jackson. Photo: Met Police | Photo: Met Police

Met Police officers were called to a residential property at around 2.15am on Sunday, January 30, following concerns for the welfare of an elderly woman.

Officers found the 84-year-old woman suffering from a number of injuries.

She was pronounced dead a short time later.

Her family has given permission for officers to name her as Lesma Jackson.

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A spokesperson for the force said: “A post-mortem examination will be held in due course.

“A 50-year-old man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of murder.

“He was later charged as above.”

If you have any information regarding this incident please contact police on 101 quoting reference CAD 936/30Jan.