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Son arrested after woman stabbed to death in Stratford home

PUBLISHED: 08:59 12 June 2015 | UPDATED: 17:48 15 June 2015

Mark Hayes has been charged with the murder of his mother Phyllis Hayes in Stratford

Mark Hayes has been charged with the murder of his mother Phyllis Hayes in Stratford

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Officers have arrested a man on suspicion of murder after his mother was found dead in Stratford yesterday.

A woman, believed to be Phyllis Hayes, was found dead in StratfordA woman, believed to be Phyllis Hayes, was found dead in Stratford

Detectives were trying to locate 38-year-old Mark Hayes after the body of a woman, believed to be Phyllis Hayes, was found in her home in Idmiston Road.

Police found the woman, who is believed to be aged 65, suffering with suspected multiple stab wounds and she was pronounced dead at the scene.

In the early hours of today Mark Hayes was arrested by Essex Police on suspicion of murder.

He currently remains in custody at a police station in Grays pending further enquires.

Anyone who can assist police can call the incident room in Barking on 020 8345 1570 or via 101, or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via crimestoppers-uk.org.


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