Russian woman killed in Streatham. Suspect arrested

Detectives have arrested and detained a man regarding a murder in Streatham.

Felipe Lopes, was arrested at approx. 02.30hrs on 9th January 2013 in the street in the Farnborough area of Bromley, on suspicion of murder.

He is now in custody at a south London police station.

Police attended a maisonette at James Boswell Close SW16 at around 02:00hrs on Monday 7th January.

At the address officers found the body of a woman. While they await formal identification, officers are confident the deceased is Anastasia Voykina, a 23 year old Russian national living at the address.

A post-mortem gave the cause of death as multiple fractures to the face, head and neck caused by blunt trauma.

An incident room has opened under DCI Sheila Stewart (HSCC) on 020 8345 3982

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