Man sentenced to 19 years after being found guilty of his mother’s murder
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Philip Christian Tarver, 47 of Julian Close, Woking has been sentenced to 19 years after being found guilty of his mother’s murder and 18 months for threatening to kill his father in December 2019.
Angela Tarver, 86 was killed in her home on Thursday, 19 December.
Philip Christian Tarver was arrested at the scene and detained under Section 2 of the Mental Health Act.
He was charged and following a four week-long trial at the Central Criminal Court, Philip was found guilty of murder and making threats to kill on Monday (5 October).
A forensic post-mortem examination showed that Angela died from a single stab wound. Her family are being supported by specially trained officers.
Today (8 October) he appeared at the Central Criminal Court where he was sentenced to 19 years for Angela Tarver’s murder and 18 months for threatening to kill his father. Both sentences will be served concurrently.