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Man charged in Wembley murder investigation

A man has been charged with the murder of Tejaswini Kontham and the attempted murder of a second woman at an address in Wembley.

Keven Antonio Lourenco De Morais, 23, of Neeld Crescent, Wembley was charged yesterday (15 June) with the murder of Tejaswini Kontham and the attempted murder of a second woman. He was remanded in custody to appear at Uxbridge Magistrates Court that same day.

The charges follow police being called to a residential address in Neeld Crescent, Wembley at 09:59hrs on Tuesday, 13 June to reports of a stabbing.

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Victim Tejaswini Kontham. Image: Met Police

Officers attended along with the London Ambulance Service and found 27-year-old Tejaswini Kontham and another woman, aged 28, suffering from knife injuries. Despite the efforts of emergency services, Tejaswini sadly died at the scene. Her family has been informed.

The second woman was taken to hospital with stab injuries that were later assessed as not life-threatening. The police have stated that two other people arrested in connection with this investigation were released with no further action.

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