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Woman stabbed to death in Muswell Hill 'may have known killer'

A woman who was stabbed to death at her north London home may have been murdered by someone she knew.

Catherine Burke Credit: PA

Catherine Burke's body was discovered at a house in a quiet street in Muswell Hill last Thursday evening.

Her neighbours in Hill Road said at the weekend they were disturbed to read reports she was found tied up.

Catherine will be deeply missed by family and close friends. We urge anyone with any information to come forward to police. As a family we ask for privacy at this difficult time.

– Family statement

Catherine Burke lived alone after her son moved out to go to university, and had previously worked for the local council, according to a neighbour.

Another said she had moved to England from Galway as a teenager and had lived in the street for around 20 years.