Murder in Streatham

Posted on: Tuesday, July 02, 2013

A 40 year-old woman was stabbed to death in Streatham on Monday 1 July.

Police and paramedics were called to the scene in Chestnut Court, Ullathorne Road, at around 10pm.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. A postmortem later gave the cause of death as multiple stab wounds.

A 46 year-old man was arrested at the scene. Jonathan Tebbs, 46, was charged with murder the following day.

It is believed to be a domestic incident.


Statement from the Met police:

Police were called at 1003hrs on Monday, 1 July to reports of a woman stabbed at an address in Chestnut Court, Ullathorne Road., SW16.

Police and London Ambulance Service attended and a 40-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

Whilst officers believe they know who the deceased is, they await formal identification.

An incident room opened in Sutton under Detective Chief Inspector Amanda Hargreaves from the Homicide and Major Crime Command.

Anyone with information that could assist police should call the incident room on 020 8721 4155 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

= A 46-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder.

Update at 7.14pm:

Jonathan Tebbs, 46 (9/4/67) of Stapleton Road, N4 was charged on Tuesday, 2 July, with the murder of a woman on 1 July in Chestnut Court, Ullathorne Road., SW16.

He appears in custody at South Western Magistrates' court on Wednesday, 3 July.

A post-mortem examination held at St George's Hospital mortuary on 2 July gave cause of death as multiple stab wounds.

Whilst officers believe they know who the deceased is, they await formal identification.

UPDATE: The victim is named as Kate Dixon, aged 40.

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