Case: Death in Poplar: Asma Begum
Victim
Name:
Asma Begum
Gender:
Female
Date:
2019-01-11
Nationality:
British
Weapon:
None
Killer
Case unsolved
Status: Unsolved
Categories: Domestic
Case synopsis:

Asma Begum, 50, was found dead at a flat in Poplar on 11 January 2019.

Police and paramedics were called to City Island Way at around 4pm following reports of an assault.

Ms Begum had suffered a neck injury and was pronounced dead at the scene at 4.17pm.

A 46 year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder after handing himself in to police on 12 January.

Jalal Uddin (01.06.72), of City Island Way, Poplar, was charged with murder the following day.

Uddin is due to stand trial at the Old Bailey on 1 July 2019.

Detectives said during earlier appeals they believed the suspect was known to the victim.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is requested to call police on 101 quoting CAD 4734/11JAN or Crimestoppers anonymously via 0800 555 111. You can also tweet police via @MetCC.

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