London; Leaders Online: A 27-year-old woman from Hyderabad was stabbed to death at Wembley in London. Kontham Tejaswini, who had gone to London for higher studies, has been accused of being murdered by a Brazilian man. Tejaswini and another of her roommates were reportedly assaulted by the Brazilian at 10 am on Tuesday. Tejaswini died on the spot in this attack. Another 28-year-old woman is believed to be injured. The incident took place at Wembley’s Neil Crescent. (Kontham Tejaswini Murder)
Tejaswini and her roommate, who lived in the Neil Crescent area of Wembley, were attacked with a knife by an assailant. The police rushed to the spot after getting information about the incident. At this time, the police admitted the injured to the hospital, where doctors declared Tejaswini brought dead, while the other woman is undergoing treatment. The police also arrested the attacker. (Kontham Tejaswini Murder)
Tejaswini’s cousin Vijay, who lives in Hyderabad, said that the accused was from Brazil and had come to stay where Tejaswini was staying a week ago. Tejaswini went to London in March last year to pursue her master’s degree. (Kontham Tejaswini Murder)
After Tejashwini’s post-mortem, the police officially announced the identity of Tejashwini. The Metropolitan Police had earlier released a photo of Brazilian national Kevin Antonio Lourenco de Morais and asked for the public’s help in locating him as a suspect in the Tuesday morning attack. (Kontham Tejaswini Murder)
Police have arrested a now 23-year-old man from Harrow, near the scene of the crime on Neil Crescent in Wembley. Police have arrested him on suspicion of murder and he is being held at a North London police station. Police have said that his identity will be revealed only after official charges against him are finalized.
The police said in a statement that two women had been stabbed and despite the best efforts of emergency services personnel, Tejaswini could not be saved. The other woman is currently doing well and is being treated.
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