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Man charged following the death of a woman in Edmonton

News   •   Apr 08, 2020 22:45 BST

A man has been charged with murder following the death of a woman in Edmonton.

Hussain Yusuf Egal, 65 (12.01.55) of Penine House, Plevna Road, N9 was charged on Wednesday, 8 April with the murder of his wife, 57-year-old Maryan Ismail.

Egal appeared at Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court and was remanded in custody to appear at Old Bailey on Thursday, 9 April.

He will next appear at the Old Bailey on Tuesday, 30 June.

The charge follows a call to police at 18:04hrs on Monday, 6 April to a residential flat in Penine House, Plevna Road, N9 after concerns were raised for the safety of an occupant.

Officers attended and found Maryan unresponsive with serious injuries. The London Ambulance Service attended and Maryan was pronounced dead at the scene.

Her next of kin have been informed.

A post-mortem examination held at Haringey Mortuary on Wednesday, 8 April gave cause of death as multiple injuries.

The investigation is being led by homicide detectives from the Specialist Crime Command.