A 29-year-old man has been charged with murdering his father by stabbing him to death in Bromley.

Sean Maurice, 29, of Widmore Road, was charged with murdering 51-year-old Paul Maurice on Wednesday, September 15.

Police were called to Widmore Road at around 10.50pm on Tuesday, September 14, following reports of a stabbing, attending with both ambulance and air ambulance crews.

Despite the best efforts of emergency services at the scene, Paul Maurice was pronounced dead at 11.56pm.

This Is Local London: A police cordon on Widmore Road (Ben Toovey)A police cordon on Widmore Road (Ben Toovey)

A post-mortem examination carried out on Wednesday gave his cause of death as stab wounds to his chest.

Sean Maurice was arrested after being talked down from a roof on Burnt Ash Lane and tasered at around 3.30am the following morning, September 15.

He is due to appear in custody at Bromley Magistrates' Court on today (September 16).

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