Man charged with woman murder

two men rushed to hospital after double hackney stabbing

Detectives have charged a man with murder following the death of a woman in Whitechapel.

Police attended a flat in Crowder Street, E1 at around 1.30pm on Friday, 26 April, following concerns for the welfare of a female resident.

Officers attended with the London Ambulance Service. A 35-year-old woman was discovered. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Roderick Deakin-White, 37 , of Crowder Street, E1, was arrested on suspicion of murder the same day.

He was charged on Sunday, 28 October and will appear at Thames Magistrates’ Court on Monday, 29 April.

The family of the victim have been informed; though formal identification has not yet been carried out, she has been named as Amy Parsons, 35, of Crowder Street, E1.

A post-mortem is expected to conducted this week.

The arrested and the deceased are believed to have been known to each other. At this stage, no other person is being sought in connection with this incident.

Anyone with information should call police on 101 quoting CAD 3747/april26