Paddington man charged with killing mother in Cricklewood

Usha Patel was strangled in her flat in Cricklewood

Usha Patel was strangled in her flat in Cricklewood - Credit: Archant

A man from Paddington has been charged with the murder of a mother who was found dead in Cricklewood.

Miles Donnelly, 34, is accused of killing 44-year-old Usha Patel in her flat in Melrose Ave.

The body of the mother-of-one was found on Thursday morning.

A post mortem showed she had been strangled.

Donelly, who is also known as Miles Ryan, will appear before West Hendon Magistrates’ Court this morning.