Carole Waugh murder

Detectives searching for missing oil executive Carole Waugh have found the body of a woman in a lock-up garage in London.

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Two charged with Waugh murder

Rakesh Bhayani and Nicholas Kutner were today charged with the murder of oil executive Carole Waugh, Scotland Yard said.

Her body was found with a single stab wound inside a car at a garage in New Malden, south-west London, on August 2.

She has been missing since April. Both men will appear in custody at Croydon Magistrates' Court tomorrow.

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Two more arrests over Waugh death

Police investigating the death of oil executive Carole Waugh have made two further arrests, Scotland Yard said.

A Metropolitan Police spokesman said a 55-year-old man and a man of 39 were arrested in central London yesterday in connection with conspiracy to commit fraud.

Both have been bailed to a date in early September, pending further inquiries.

Miss Waugh, originally from Durham but living in London, had not been seen by her family since mid-April.

Her body was found with a single stab wound inside a car at a garage in Lime Court, New Malden, south-west London, on August 2.

Miss Waugh was reported missing by her family on May 7. They last saw her at a family party in mid-April.

Woman arrested over Waugh murder released on bail

Carole Waugh had lived and worked in Libya for a number of years Credit: Metropolitan Police/PA Wire

A woman arrested by police investigating the death of oil executive Carole Waugh has been released on bail. Miss Waugh, originally from Durham but living in London, had not been seen by her family since mid-April.

Her body was found with a single stab wound inside a car at a garage in Lime Court, New Malden, south-west London, on August 2nd.A 61-year-old woman, from Woodford Green, was arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to defraud on Friday, and was in custody at a south London police station.

Scotland Yard said she has been bailed today to return on a date in September pending further inquiries. So far, a total of 11 people have been arrested in connection with the inquiry into Miss Waugh's disappearance.

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Second arrest over Waugh murder

Miss Waugh had not been seen by her family since mid-April. Credit: Press Association

Police investigating the death of oil executive Carole Waugh have arrested a second man on suspicion of murder.

Rakesh Bhayani, 40, of Chamberlayne Avenue, Wembley, is currently being interviewed at a south London police station, Scotland Yard said.

Bhayani, who is unemployed, also faces three charges of conspiracy to commit fraud by false representation worth about £280,000, following transactions associated with Ms Waugh's identity, police said.

Bhayani appeared via video link at Westminster Magistrates' Court on July 24 and was remanded in custody. He will next appear at Southwark Crown Court on September 25.

Nicholas David Kutner, 47, of no fixed abode, was bailed to return to a police station on August 25 after being arrested on suspicion of murder and kidnap last Wednesday.

He also faces two charges relating to renting her property at Tressard Court and a fourth of unlawfully withdrawing funds from the 50-year-old's bank account.

Man remanded on Waugh fraud charges

The body of Carole Waugh was found in New Malden on Friday Credit: Metropolitan Police

A man appeared in court today accused of pretending to be the brother of murdered oil executive Carole Waugh.

Nicholas Kutner is charged with four counts of conspiracy to commit fraud.

The 47-year-old appeared at Camberwell Magistrates' Court by video-link from Sutton police station.

Kutner, wearing a short-sleeved checked shirt, sat beside his barrister, Gerard Hillman, and spoke only to confirm his name and date of birth.

He is accused of pretending to be Chris Waugh, Ms Waugh's brother, in a bid to sell her London home.

Kutner, of no fixed address, also faces two charges relating to renting her property at Tressard Court and a fourth of unlawfully withdrawing funds from the 50-year-old's bank account.

He was remanded in custody to appear at Southwark Crown Court on August 13.

Waugh murder: man in court charged with fraud

Carole Waugh hadn't been seen since April Credit: Metropolitan Police

A man arrested in connection with the kidnap and murder of Carole Waugh who was found dead in New Malden will appear via video link at Camberwell Green Magistrates' Court later charged with four counts of fraud.

47 year old Nicholas Kutner is accused of posing as her brother in an attempt to sell her flat. Carole Waugh's body was found in a lock-up garage in New Malden last Thursday.

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