Man is charged with murdering his wife in Belsize Park

Maria Mbombo Image copyright Met Police
Image caption Maria Mbombo died in the early hours of Thursday

A man has been charged with murder after his wife was stabbed to death in London.

Maria Mbombo, 46, was found at Maitland Park Villas in Belsize Park in the early hours of Thursday with multiple stab wounds.

Her husband Jose Leonardo, who is also known as Jeff Mbombo, was charged on Sunday, police have said.

The 56-year-old from Maitland Park Villas is due to appear at the Old Bailey on Wednesday.

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