Detectives have named the victim of a fatal stabbing in Sutton as 42-year-old Peninah Kabeba.
Police were called at 21:55hrs on Thursday, 27 May to reports of a disturbance at a residential address on Park Road in Cheam.
Officers attended and found a woman inside the address suffering from stab injuries. They provided first aid prior to the arrival of the London Ambulance Service and London’s Air Ambulance.
Despite their efforts, the woman was pronounced dead at the scene at 22:34hrs.
A post-mortem examination revealed the cause of death to be a stab wound to the chest and abdomen.
Her next of kin have been informed.
A 56-year-old man has been charged with her murder. He will appear at the Old Bailey on Friday, 13 August.
Anyone with information is asked to call police via 101 quoting reference CAD 7797/27MAY. To remain anonymous contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.