Woman charged with Queen’s Park murder is bailed

A woman accused of knifing her boyfriend to death at their home in Queen’s Park has been freed on bail.

Christie Madley, 24, allegedly stabbed her Italian boyfriend Daniel Mantina, 27, repeatedly at the flat they shared in Harrow Road..

Police were called to the flat in the morning of November 15, and found Mr Mantina dead in bed with several stab wounds.

Earlier Ed Brown, QC, told the Old Bailey: “Emergency ambulance crews were called to this defendant’s address where she was living with her partner.

“When the ambulance and police arrived, they found the deceased with very significant apparent knife injuries that had obviously caused his death.’


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Madley was not present in court this morning for a bail application, when she was released by Judge Richard Marks QC, the Common Serjeant of London with several strict conditions.

She must sleep each night at a flat in Poplar with either of her parents staying with her.

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Madley must not contact her boyfriend’s family, apply for new travel documents, and she will be under an electronically tag and 10pm to 6am curfew.

A £100,000 surety has also been put up to guarantee she will stick to her bail conditions.

Madley must return to court for a plea and case management hearing on February 4, with a provisional trial date set for April 25.

She has not entered a plea to the charge of murder.

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