Man, 20, charged with the murder of 55-year-old woman in Colindale

Nicolae Tatraucean has been charged with murder

Nicolae Tatraucean has been charged with murder - Credit: Archant

A man has been charged with murder of a woman found stabbed to death at a property in Colindale.

Rivka Holden's Red Hyundai i20 car registration RE62 AEA is still missing

Rivka Holden's Red Hyundai i20 car registration RE62 AEA is still missing - Credit: Archant

Nicolae Patraucean, 20, a Romanian national from Stanmore, is accused of killing 55-year-old Rivka Holden on Sunday afternoon.

Ms Holden’s body was discovered at an address in Falcon Way at around 12.20pm.

Police are trying to trace the victim’s Red Hyundai i20 registration RE62 AEA was which was stolen and last seen in Kingsbury.

Tatraucean is due to appear at Hendon Magistrates’ Court today.


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Anyone with information about the car can call the incident room on 020 8785 8244 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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