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Man charged with murder of woman in Croydon

News   •   Feb 11, 2021 13:48 GMT

A man has been charged with murder following a fatal stabbing in Croydon.

David Xavier, 36 (21.09.84) of Canning Road, Croydon was charged on Wednesday, 10 February with the murder of 30-year-old Andreia Patricia Rodriguez Guilherme. 

He will appear in custody at Croydon Magistrates’ Court on Thursday, 11 February.

A murder investigation was launched after police were called to the couple’s address in Canning Road, Croydon on 11 December 2020. Andreia was found suffering injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

A post-mortem examination held at Croydon Mortuary on 12 December 2020 gave cause of death as multiple stab wounds.

Xavier was taken to hospital for treatment to stab injuries and was arrested on suspicion of murder. He was discharged from hospital on Tuesday, 9 February and charged as above.