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Man charged with murder after woman's body found in Hackney flat

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image captionSandra Samuels, 44, was found dead in her flat in Herrick House, Hackney
A man has been charged with murder after the body of a woman was found in her east London home.
The body of Sandra Samuels, 44, was found in her flat in Herrick House, Hackney, following a welfare check on Saturday, police said.
A post-mortem examination proved inconclusive but her death is being treated as suspicious.
Gavin Shane Carl Lewis, 40, of no fixed abode, will appear at the Old Bailey on 9 September charged with murder.
A 47-year-old man also arrested on suspicion of murder was released under investigation.

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