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Berkshire body believed to be that of missing woman

Krishnamaya Mabo was reported missing on Monday 3rd June 2013

Thames Valley Police are continuing to question a 30-year-old man in connection with the murder of a woman whose body was found in Arborfield in Berkshire.

The body was discovered in a field off Robin Hood Copse between Castle Hill and Eversley Road at about 1pm on Monday 3rd June 2013.

Thames Valley Police said that although a formal identification process had not yet taken place, the dead woman was believed to be 39-year-old Krishnamaya Mabo, a Nepalese woman reported missing early on 3rd June 2013. The body was found during a major search involving a police helicopter and dogs.

Senior Investigating Officer Detective Chief Inspector Gill Wootton, of Thames Valley Police said:

“We are providing support to Krishnamaya’s family at this extremely distressing time and are keeping them fully informed on the progress of our investigation.

"A Home Office Forensic Pathologist attended the scene yesterday and a post-mortem examination is due to be carried out later today (4/6).

“We are now working to establish Krishnamaya’s movements on the evening of Sunday 2 June.

"I would like to appeal to anyone who was walking in fields or woodland between Castle Hill and Eversley Road on Sunday afternoon or evening, to come forward if they have not already spoken to us.”

Anyone with information can contact Thames Valley Police by telephoning 101, quoting URN 48 of 3/6/13.

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