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Man charged with Colindale murder


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19-Mar-2014 10:45

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A man has been charged with a murder on Sunday, 16 March, in Colindale.

Although officers await formal identification, they are satisfied that the deceased is 55-year-old Rivka Holden of Falcon Way, NW9.

A post-mortem examination commenced on Monday, 17 March, at Finchley mortuary. We await the outcome of the post-mortem.

Nicolae Patraucean, 20 (22/8/93) a Romanian national of Stanmore was charged on 17 March with the murder of Rivka Holden.

He appears in custody at Hendon Magistrates' Court on Tuesday, 18 March.

+ The victim's Red Hyundai i20, registration RE62 AEA, has been stolen and remains missing. It was last known to have been in the Kingsbury area.

Anyone with information is asked to call the incident room on 020 8785 8244. If you wish to remain anonymous please call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.