Woman ‘stabbed to death by relative’ at home in Enfield, north London

A man has been charged with murder after a female relative was found stabbed to death at a home in north London, police have said.

Criston Preddie, 28, of Tennyson Close, Enfield, will appear at Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court on Monday.

Police were called to an address on the street just before 7.30pm on Saturday, with reports of a seriously injured woman said to be 46.

“Officers attended along with the London Ambulance Service and found a woman in her 40s suffering stab injuries. She was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later,” the Metropolitan Police said in a statement.

They added that it was “understood that the deceased and the arrested man were related to each other”.

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police’s specialist crime unit are investigating the case.

The woman’s next of kin have been informed.

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