Garrison issues statement about Arborfield death

Krishnamaya Mabo
Police have confirmed that Krishnamaya Mabo is the woman found in a field in Berkshire Credit: Thames Valley Police

Officials at the military garrison in Arborfield near Reading have issued a statement following the formal identification of a woman whose body was found in a field near the base in Berkshire on Monday 3rd June 2013.

Earlier today Thames Valley Police said the woman had been formally identified as 39-year-old Krishnamaya Mabo, a Nepalese national. Detectives have been granted a 36-hour extension to continue questioning a 30-year-old man arrested on suspicion of her murder.

The statement from the garrison reads:

'It is with deep sadness that the community of Arborfield Garrison learned of the tragic loss of Krishnamaya Mabo, the wife of a Ministry of Defence Employee serving within the Garrison. Naturally our thoughts and prayers are with her family and friends at this difficult time.'.

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