Woman from Harlesden confirmed as victim of Acton murder

Police have confirmed the victim of a murder in Acton on Monday was a woman from Harlesden

Police have confirmed the victim of a murder in Acton on Monday was a woman from Harlesden - Credit: Archant

Police have confirmed a woman murdered in Acton on Monday sparking a police manhunt was a 38-year-old care worker from Harlesden.

The victim who lives in Craven Park, Harlesden, and worked in a supported living service for vulnerable people in Acton was found by police responding to reports of a woman with injuries on the morning of July 27.

Police launched a hunt for a man after finding the victim’s body at an address in Perryn Road, Acton at 6:40 am.

An arrest was made hours later and a man has appeared in court charged with her murder.

Formal identification of the victim is due to take place tomorrow (Friday).