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Man Charged With Murdering Darlington Woman
A 61-year-old man has been charged with murdering a great-grandmother who wasstabbed to death in her flat.
Pamela Glen, also known as Turner, 61, was attacked at the flat where she lived alone in Darlington on Friday night.
Neighbours came to help her and she was given first aid at the scene. Medics were unable to save her.
Joseph William Turner, from Sanderson Street, Darlington, has been charged with her murder and will appear before Newton Aycliffe magistrates on Monday.
A Durham Police spokesman said the defendant was a "family member" but could not give further details of his relationship with Ms Glen.
She was a mother of two grown-up daughters, had six grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
A Durham Police spokeswoman said: "Her daughters said she was a much-loved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who will be sadly missed.
"They would also like to thank Pamela's neighbours who came to her assistance on Friday night."