A woman who was killed in Leicester has been named as Suvekshya Burathoki.
Officers were called to a house in Bartholomew Street, Highfields shortly after 8.30am on Tuesday (8 October) following a report that a woman had been seriously injured inside. Suvekshya Burathoki, 32 – known as Fatima – was pronounced dead at the scene.
A post-mortem examination has been carried out and found that Fatima, who is from Nepal, had suffered multiple stab wounds.
On Tuesday (8 October), a murder investigation was launched and officers investigating Fatima’s death are continuing to pursue a number of lines of enquiry.
Detective Inspector Mark Sinski from East Midlands Special Operations Unit said:
Detectives are asking for anyone living within the Highfields community who may have information about Fatima’s death, to come forward.