Streatham flat death: Murder accused in court

Anastasia Voykina The body of Anastasia Voykina was discovered on Monday

The boyfriend of a woman found beaten to death at a flat in south London has been remanded in custody charged with her murder.

The body of Anastasia Voykina, 23, a Russian national, was discovered at the property in James Boswell Close, Streatham, on Monday.

Tests showed she died from multiple fractures to the face, head and neck.

Felipe Lopes, 27, of James Boswell Close, appeared at Bromley Magistrates' Court.

Mr Lopes will next appear at the Old Bailey on Tuesday, Scotland Yard said.

The last known contact between Ms Voykina and her family is thought to have taken place on 30 December.

Friends concerned about her whereabouts alerted police on Sunday. Formal identification has not yet taken place but next of kin have been informed.

More on This Story

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

BBC London

Weather

London

14 °C 8 °C

Features & Analysis

  • Woman in swimming pool Green stuff

    The element that makes a familiar smell when mixed with urine


  • Plane at Shannon airportShannon's call

    The airport that hosted a roll-call of presidents


  • Record playing on turntableVinyl destination

    The eight tribes of people who keep buying records


  • The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at RAAF Amberley airbase near Brisbane on 19 AprilIn pictures

    Fighter jets and screaming crowds for William and Kate


Elsewhere on the BBC

  • ITChild's play

    It's never been easier for small businesses to get their message out to the world

Programmes

  • Joe Ierardi playing a pianoClick Watch

    Meet the man trying to create the perfect digital piano - but is it as good as the real thing?

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.