Police release photo of Ilford murder victim Magdalena Welna

Magdalena Welna who was stabbed to death in Ilford last Friday.

Magdalena Welna who was stabbed to death in Ilford last Friday. - Credit: Archant

Police have released a picture of Magdalena Welna, who was brutally murdered in Ilford last Friday.

The hotel receptionist, 23, was stabbed repeatedly and found in Valentines Road shortly after 5.30pm.

Victor Banjo Ogundunmade, 27, from Newham, was found collapsed in nearby Auckland Road around 90 minutes after the stabbing.

Mr Ogundunmade died shortly after arriving at hospital.

Detectives are continuing appeals over the apparent murder suicide, with enquiries continuing to establish the full circumstances.


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Officers have confirmed they are not looking for anyone else in connection with the deaths.

Anyone who witnessed anything or has information which may assist the investigation should call the incident room on 020 345 1570 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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