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UPDATE: Man charged following the murder of a woman in Tower Hamlets

News   •   Jan 27, 2021 09:36 GMT

Detectives investigating the death of a woman in east London have charged a man with murder.

[A] David Cheres, 19 (22.06.01) of Ellen Street, Whitechapel is due to appear at Thames Magistrates' Court on Wednesday, 27 January.

An investigation was launched after police were called to concerns for the welfare of a woman at a property in Ellen Street, Whitechapel at 08:17hrs on Sunday, 24 January. A 43-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

She has been formally identified as Tiprat Argatu. Her next of kin has been informed. A post-mortem examination confirmed she died from neck and head injuries.

+ A 24-year-old man who was arrested on Sunday, 24 January has been released with no further action.

Detectives from Specialist Crime (Homicide) are investigating.

Anyone with information that could help police is urged to call the incident room on 02083453865, or call 101/ tweet @MetCC quoting ref CAD1612/21 Jan.

Alternatively, information can be provided anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers, on 0800 555 111.