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Fatal stabbing in Hackney: woman charged

News   •   Jun 06, 2021 15:15 BST

A woman has been charged with murder after a man was found with fatal stab injuries in Hackney.

Katarzyna Poniatowska, 31, (29.9.89) of Stamford Hill appeared at Thames Magistrates' Court on Monday 7 June. She was remanded in custody to appear at the Old Bailey on 9 June.

Police were called to a property in Stamford Hill, N16, at 10.52hrs on Friday, 4 June to a report of a stabbing.

Officers attended. A 33-year-old man, named as Turgay Ozcan, was found with stab injuries.

He was treated at the scene by officers who carried out CPR before paramedics from London Ambulance Service (LAS) and London's Air Ambulance arrived.

Despite the efforts of emergency services, the man died at the scene a short time later.

The man and the woman are believed to be known to each other.