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Man, 33, due in court accused of murder rape and kidnap of woman, 19, and rape and kidnap of another woman

Detectives investigating the murder of a young woman found dead at an address in London have charged two men - including one arrested in Kent.

Metropolitan Police officers believe they know the identity of the dead woman, and next of kin have been informed, after her body was found in Kingston last Wednesday.

The 19-year-old woman was allegedly found hidden inside a fridge at a £1.5 million Kingston upon Thames home after a woman in her 20s who had her throat slit alerted police from hospital.

Metropolitan Police
Metropolitan Police

A 33-year-old man, who has not been named, was arrested at an address in Kent.

He will appear at Wimbledon Magistrates' Court today, charged with the murder, rape and kidnap of a 19-year-old woman in Kingston.

He is also charged with the rape, attempted murder and kidnap of a second victim, a woman aged in her 20s.

A 28-year-old man, who was arrested after a vehicle was stopped by police in New Malden will also appear at Wimbledon Magistrates' Court today.

He is charged with the kidnap of both the 19-year-old woman and the woman aged in her 20s.

A 29-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender. She was released under investigation on Thursday.

A post-mortem examination carried out on Friday gave cause of death as an incised wound to the neck. Formal identification will be arranged in due course.

A second woman is being supported by a specialist officer from within Specialist Crime and Operations.

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