Agnes Akom: Human remains found in search for missing 20-year-old woman

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Human remains have been found in London in the search for 20-year-old suspected murder victim Agnes Akom.

Metropolitan Police officers discovered the remains in Neasden Recreation Park near Cricklewood in northwest London.

Hungarian national Ms Akom, also known as "Dora", had been living in the UK for three years.

She went missing after leaving her home at Cricklewood Broadway on 9 May.

Neculai Paizan, 63, of Peel Street, Kensington and Chelsea, was charged with her murder on 23 May and is due to appear at the Old Bailey on 6 August.

Formal forensic identification of the remains has not yet taken place, but Ms Akom's family have been informed and are being supported by officers.

Detective Chief Inspector Neil John said his team and forensic experts will remain at the recreation ground in the coming days to complete their examinations and he thanked local people for their patience.

He said: "The discovery of human remains by my colleagues searching the area is both shocking and deeply disturbing for everyone concerned, in particular for Agnes's family who continue to be supported by specialist officers."

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