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Teenage Boy charged with Murdering his Mother found stabbed to death in Watford

A woman was found dead with 29 stab wounds at a house in Watford has been named as 50yr old Jolanta Jakubowska.

Video update November 2020 

Police were called at around 5.10pm on Monday (16 December) to a report of a woman with suspected stab wounds at a property in Clarke Way, Watford.

A 17-year-old boy from Watford has been charged in connection with the murder.   At a court hearing, the Son pleaded guilty and the sentencing date was November 6th 2020.  He was given life in prison.

A police cordon is in place outside the house as the investigation after son stabbed his mother 29 times. 

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The 17-year-old male is due to appear at Hatfield Remand Court today, but can not be named since he is under 18yrs of age.

Three Forensic vans, and police cars.
Three Forensic vans, and police cars.

Detective Inspector Iain Macpherson, who is investigating, said: “Our thoughts remain with the family and friends of the victim. They are being supported by specialist officers, and we would ask that their privacy is respected at what continues to be a very difficult time for them.

“We understand that an incident of this nature is always going to cause concern within the local community. I want to take this opportunity to reassure the public that we do believe this to be an isolated incident and that no one else is being sought in connection with the investigation at this time.

“This is a complex and ongoing investigation, and we are continuing with our enquiries to establish the exact circumstances around her death.”

Anyone with information that could assist the on-going investigation is asked to contact the BCH Major Crime Unit via 101, quoting reference ISR 523 of 18 December, or report information online at

5 thoughts on “Teenage Boy charged with Murdering his Mother found stabbed to death in Watford

  1. That clip should not be online. As for the family and other people who know that family it is horrible to see that scene online. How someone even dare to put that online where woman/mother/wife was taken out from house by coroner in “black bag”. Who post that to youtube? That should be banned. I would like to get in touch with someone who did that video. I am able to pay for removing it. thanks.

    That is really inappropriate especially that court give restriction for any media and information to be shared online about that tragedy. Police officers was informed about that illegal share. We are awaiting for someone to get back to us before we start legal action.

    1. The video has been disabled while an investigation and court case is underway.
      It will remain like that until a guilty sentence, to which it may be re-enabled.
      Until then the video will not available.
      We send our condolenses to all the family.

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