Case: Dagenham death: Karen Peter
Victim
Name:
Karen Peter
Gender:
Female
Date:
2018-08-02
Nationality:
British
Weapon:
Other
Killer
Case unsolved
Status: Unsolved
Categories: Domestic
Case synopsis:

Karen Peter was found dead after a house fire in Dagenham on 2 August 2018.

Police and firefighters were called to the property in Valentines Way at around 6.45am.

Ms Peter, a mother-of-three aged in her early 50s, was pronounced dead at the scene. A post-mortem gave the cause of death as asphyxia.

Her 50 year-old husband was arrested at the scene.

On 4 August 2018 Thomas Peter, 50 (09.03.68) of Valentines Way, Dagenham, was charged with murder and arson with intent to endanger life.

He is due to stand trial at the Old Bailey on 21 January 2019.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the incident room on 020 8345 3775 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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