BREAKING EXCLUSIVE LONDON

Council Worker Charged with Fraud related to Grenfell Tower Fire

A woman who worked for Kensington and Chelsea Council has been charged with fraud offences relating to the Grenfell Tower fire.

Jenny McDonagh, 39 from Abbey Wood was charged today, Thursday, 30 August with two counts of fraud by abuse of position, one count of theft employee and one count of money laundering.

The charges relate to having obtained money intended for those affected by the tragedy while being neither a survivor nor a bereaved family member herself.

She was arrested on Wednesday, 29 August following her initial arrest on Wednesday, 1 August.

She will appear in custody at Westminster Magistrates’ Court later this morning, Thursday, 30 August.