Marlene Coleman killing: First picture of woman, 53, as man charged with murder

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Marlene Coleman, 53, was found unresponsive  (Met Police)
Marlene Coleman, 53, was found unresponsive (Met Police)

This is the first picture of a woman allegedly killed in her own home in Lewisham as a man is charged with her murder.

Marlene Coleman, 53, was found unresponsive by officers at an address in Cressingham Road at just before midnight on June 16.

First aid was administered by police before paramedics could arrive but she passed away at the scene.

The Metropolitan Police said in a statement: “A formal identification is yet to take place but officers are confident that the deceased is Marlene Coleman.

“Her next of kin have been informed.”

Franklin Mcleod, 54, of Cressingham Road, Lewisham was arrested on Thursday, June 17.

He was charged with murder on Saturday, June 19 and appeared at Bromley Magistrates’ Court on Monday, June 21 and was remanded in custody due to appear at the Old Bailey today (June 23).

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