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A man has appeared in court charged with the murder of a 24-year-old Romanian woman in Ilford.
Mariana Popa, was stabbed last Tuesday, and died later in hospital. 20-year-old Farooq Shah has been remanded in custody and will appear at the Old Bailey on Wednesday.
The man seen on CCTV is described as dark skinned, with a full beard, wearing a light baggy top with a satchel across his chest.
Detective Chief Inspector Sheila Stewart said: "It is vital we track down this man who was in the precise area at the time Mariana was attacked and killed."
Detectives investigating the murder of a woman stabbed to death on an east London street have released CCTV images of a man they are trying to trace. 24-year-old Mariana Popa from Romania was attacked just after midnight on Tuesday, 29 October.
These images were taken close to the scene of the attack in Ilford, on Ilford Lane, near the junction with Loxford Lane.