Tufnell Park pensioner death: Man, 42, charged with murder

PUBLISHED: 08:59 06 May 2020 | UPDATED: 08:59 06 May 2020

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder. Picture: Archant.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder. Picture: Archant.


A man has been charged with murder after a pensioner died in a property in Dalmeny Road, N7 on Monday evening.

Sable Thomas, 42, of Dalmeny Road himself, was charged on May 6 and set to appear at Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court the same day.

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The victim has been named as Anthony Rooks, 79, and his next of kin have been informed.

Police were called to the Tufnell Park property on May 4 after reports of a man who had collapsed and suffered a head injury.

Although police officers and the London Ambulance Service attended, Mr Rooks was pronounced dead at the scene.

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