Detectives investigating the death of Yasmin Begum in Bethnal Green have charged a man with murder.
Quyum Miah, 40 (30.09.81), of High Street, Homerton, was also charged with burglary and two counts of fraud by false representation.
He is due to appear in custody at Barkingside Magistrates’ Court on Monday, 28 March.
Police were called to Globe Road, E2 at 16:06hrs on Thursday, 24 March, after school staff raised the alarm when Yasmin did not arrive to pick up her children.
Officers attended the address along with London Ambulance Service and found Yasmin with stab injuries. Despite the best efforts of the emergency services, she was pronounced dead at the scene.
A special post-mortem was carried out on Saturday, 26 March and the cause of death was established as multiple sharp force injuries.
Detectives from the Met’s Specialist Crime Command continue to lead the investigation.