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Man charged with Wandsworth murder

News   •   Aug 16, 2018 18:12 BST

A man has been charged with the murder of a woman in Wandsworth.

Desmond Sylva, 40, (15.04.1978) of Grayshott Road, SW11 was charged with murder on 16 August.

He will appear at Wimbledon Magistrates Court on 17 August.

While formal identification awaits, police are confident that the victim is 31-year-old Simonne Samantha Kerr, originally from Wembley.

A post-mortem conducted today, 16 August, gave the cause of death as injuries consistent with stabbing.

The Met’s Homicide and Major Crime Command are leading the investigation.

At this stage, police are not looking for anyone else in connection with this investigation.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call police on 101 quoting CAD 3183/15Aug or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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