Murder suspect is victim's son

Wendy Cole, murder victim

Cambridgeshire Police revealed tonight that the murdered woman was Wendy Cole, 70, of Oak Tree Close, March. - Credit: Cambs Police

Police revealed that a man arrested in March is accused of murdering his mother.

Cambridgeshire Police revealed that the murdered woman was Wendy Cole, 70, of Oak Tree Close, March.

She died at her home in the early hours of Monday as a result of a stab wound.

Her son, Jonathon Cole, 35, of Oaktree Close, March, appeared at Cambridge Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday charged with murder.


Detectives have launched a murder investigation following the death of a woman at a property in Marc

Police searching clothing bins at March Fire Station. - Credit: © Terry Harris


Detectives have launched a murder investigation following the death of a woman at a property in Marc

A police cordon was in place at the property and investigations were carried out at the scene. - Credit: © Terry Harris


Detectives have launched a murder investigation following the death of a woman at a property in Marc

First responders tried to save a suspected murder victim’s life after she was found dead at her home in Oak Tree Close, March. - Credit: © Terry Harris

Detectives have launched a murder investigation following the death of a woman at a property in Marc

A 35-year-old man from March has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in custody at Huntingdon Police Station. - Credit: © Terry Harris

He has been remanded to appear at Cambridge Crown Court on Friday (14 May).

Anyone with information about the incident is urged to contact police via the web chat service at https://bit.ly/3vsiYDw or online forms via www.cambs.police.uk/report quoting incident 33 of 10 May.

Detectives have launched a murder investigation following the death of a woman at a property in Marc

Large police presence at Oak Tree Close in March following the death of a woman in her 70s, a 35-year-old March man has been arrested on suspicion of murder. - Credit: © Terry Harris

Detectives have launched a murder investigation following the death of a woman at a property in Marc

Large police presence at Oak Tree Close in March following the death of a woman in her 70s, a 35-year-old March man has been arrested on suspicion of murder. - Credit: © Terry Harris

Those without internet access should call 101. Alternatively contact Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org.

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The family have asked for their privacy to be respected.


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