Acton murder victim named as Jenny Foote, 38, from Harlesden

Jeenny Foote lived in Thornberry Court (Pic credit: Google streetview)

Jeenny Foote lived in Thornberry Court (Pic credit: Google streetview) - Credit: Archant

A care worker from Harlesden found dead at the hostel where she worked in Acton can be named today as Jenny Foote.

The body of the 38-year-old, who lived in Thornberry Court, Craven Park, was discovered on Monday just after 6.30am.

A post-mortem examination showed she died of a head injury.

The hostel provided supported living service for vulnerable people.

Today at the Old Bailey Judge Nicholas Cooke QC lifted a reporting restriction allowing Ms Foote to be named.

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Michael Meanza, 47, a resident at the hostel, is accused of Ms Foote’s murder.

He appeared by videolink at the Old Bailey wearing a pale green prison-issue tracksuit with a silver chain around his neck.

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He spoke only to confirm he could hear proceedings and to confirm his name.

Meanza was remanded in custody to appear before the same court on October 16 for a plea and case management hearing.

He is yet to enter a plea to a single count of murder.

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