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Second woman arrested in Chalk Farm murder investigation

Shakira was fatally stabbed in Chalk Farm last week

13 September, 2019

Shakira Mercedes 

A 26-year-old woman was arrested yesterday (Thursday) in the Chalk Farm murder investigation.

The woman was arrested on suspicion of murder and was taken to an east London police station where she remains for questioning.

Young mother Shakira Mercedes Loseke, 22, was fatally stabbed in Belmont Street on Sunday.

The Met Police said a post-mortem examination was held yesterday and gave the cause of death as a single stab wound.

A 35-year-old woman who was previously arrested on suspicion of murder has now been released under investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 0208 345 3375. Alternatively, they can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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