A man has been charged with the murder of a 42-year-old woman in Cheam.
Mohsen Saadi, 56, was charged on Sunday and is due to appear in custody at Croydon Magistrates’ Court on Monday.
Police launched a murder investigation after the woman was stabbed to death at a house in Park Road shortly before 10pm on Thursday.
Officers are still trying to contact the victim’s next of kin, who are understood to be overseas.
Police who attended discovered the woman inside the house suffering from knife injuries. They provided first aid prior to the arrival of paramedics and London’s Air Ambulance.
Despite their efforts, she was pronounced dead at the scene half an hour later.
Anyone with information is asked to call police via 101 quoting reference Cad 7797/27May.