Died 21st December 2013

Aftaben Khanom (74) was found stabbed to death at Brownwen Court, Grove End Road in St John’s Wood, north west London on 21st December 2013.

Mohammed Abdul Qayoum (35) also of Brownwen Court, Grove End Road, is accused of her murder.

Police and paramedics were called to the address after reports that a woman had been stabbed. Ms Khanom was pronounced dead at the scene. A post-mortem examination at Westminster Mortuary found she died from haemorrhaging due to multiple stab wounds.

A Metropolitan Police spokesperson said Qayoum appeared at Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court and was remanded in custody to appear at the Old Bailey in September 2014.

Note: This report was drawn from reports in Murder Maps, London ITV and Crime and Justice.

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