Woman, 22, stabbed to death in Camden named as Sahkira Loseke

13 September 2019, 08:49 | Updated: 13 September 2019, 17:24

Sahkira Mercedes Gwendolin Loseke, 22, has been named as the stabbing victim who died in Camden
Sahkira Mercedes Gwendolin Loseke, 22, has been named as the stabbing victim who died in Camden. Picture: PA
EJ Ward

By EJ Ward

Detectives have named a woman who was stabbed to death in Camden as 22-year-old Sahkira Loseke.

Officers from Scotland Yard's Serious Crime Command are continuing their investigation following the murder on Belmont Street on Sunday.

A 26-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of murder on Thursday and is being questioned by police.

Emergency services rushed to the scene after police were called at 23:13hrs on Sunday, 8 September to reports of a stabbing.

Sahkira was found at the scene with a stab wound and police provided first aid until the arrival of the London Ambulance Service.

A post-mortem confirmed the cause of death as a single stab wound.

A police tent at the scene on Belmont Street, Camden, north-west London, where a woman, believed to be in her 20s, was stabbed to death late on Sunday night.
A police tent at the scene on Belmont Street, Camden, north-west London, where a woman, believed to be in her 20s, was stabbed to death late on Sunday night. Picture: PA

Two other women were found with slash injuries that are not believed to be life-threatening.

They were taken to hospital for treatment.

On Friday morning a 26-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in police custody.

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

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