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UPDATE: A man has appeared in court charged with murder

News   •   Apr 07, 2021 17:20 BST

A man has appeared in court charged with the murder of a woman in Plumstead.

Vasile Bratu, 39 (14.08.81) of no fixed address appeared at Bexley Magistrates' Court on Wednesday, 7 April where he was remanded in custody and next appears at the Old Bailey on Friday, 9 April.

Bratu was arrested on Sunday, 4 April on suspicion of murder. He was charged on Tuesday, 6 April.

The charge relates to the death of Constanta Bunea, aged 50, at a residential address in the early hours of Sunday, 4 April at Ravine Grove, SE18.

Next of kin have been informed. Formal identification awaits.

Homicide detectives from the Met’s Specialist Crime Command investigate.