Ambleside suspected murder

77-year-old woman found dead

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Son charged with mother's murder

The police have charged the son of a woman who was killed in the Lake District with murder. 77 year old Jane Marie Theresa Archbold died after being assaulted at her home at Outgate near Ambleside on Tuesday night.

Robert Adam Pierre Archbold, who's 48 and also lived at Outgate, will appear at Furness District Magistrates court tomorrow.

Murder investigation continues

The crime scene at Outgate Credit: ITV Border

A murder investigation is continuing into the death of a 77 year old woman in Ambleside.

A 48 year old man who's related to the victim was arrested nearby following a search involving police dogs and a helicopter.

He's now being held on suspicion of murder. Formal identification of the woman and a post mortem investigation is expected to take place this week.

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Ambleside murder

A murder investigation is underway after a woman was found dead at her home in the Lake District.

Police were called to reports of an assault at a property in Outgate near Ambleside last night.

A 48 year old man who's related to the victim was arrested nearby following a search involving police dogs and a helicopter.

He's now being held on suspicion of murder. John Bevir has been following the story and sent this report from the scene.

Ambleside murder investigation

Police were called to a property at Outgate, Ambleside last night at 10:00 pm, after receiving reports that a woman had been assaulted in the property.

An investigation was launched and a man aged 48 from the Ambleside area was arrested nearby on suspicion of murder and remains in police custody.

Police are working to formally identify the woman.

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