Man charged with murder of young mum in Leicester

A man has been charged with the murder of a mother of three in her home in Highfields.

Suvekshya Burathoki, also known as Fatima, was found with serious injuries in her home on Bartholomew Street at around 8.30am on Tuesday 8 October.

The 32-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene

Three suspects were arrested at an address in Coventry yesterday afternoon.

They include a 29-year-old man who has now been charged with murder. He has been remanded in custody and will appear at Leicester Magistrates’ Court tomorrow.

Another 29-year-old man and a 33-year-old woman were arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender and have been released pending further investigation.

Detective Inspector Mark Sinski said: “As a result of our enquiries carried out to date, we have this afternoon arrested three people – one on suspicion of murder.”

“While we’ve made these arrests, our investigation into Fatima’s death is still very much ongoing and I would still like to speak to anyone who is yet to come forward with information.”

Anyone with information on the incident is urged to contact Leicestershire Police on 101, quoting incident 120 of 8 October. Alternatively, you can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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