A Nepali Woman killed in Leicester named as Suvekshya Burathoki

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London — 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, ITV news has reported.

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.

After the incidence the of the Leicester has issues the following public notice : 

Detectives have today (Thursday 10 October) named a woman who was killed at an address in Bartholomew Street, Highfields.

Officers were called to a house 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, 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 the East Midlands Special Operations Unit (EMSOU) is leading the investigation.

He said: “We know that Fatima was subjected to a horrific attack in her own home. The person who violently attacked her then left the address.

“To date, a number of people who live in and around Bartholomew Street have been spoken to by detectives, who are continuing to pursue a number of lines of enquiry.

“I would like to reassure people living in Bartholomew Street – and the surrounding area – that I believe this was an isolated incident.”

Detectives are continuing to ask anyone living within the Highfields community who may have information about Fatima’s death, to come forward.

An online public portal has been set up, where information can be passed on directly to detectives. It can be accessed by visiting https://mipp.police.uk

DI Sinski added: “As I have said before, we owe it to Fatima and her family to find the person responsible and bring them to justice.

“I would still like to speak to anyone who was in Bartholomew Street or the surrounding area any time between 7am and 8.40am on Tuesday. Any information you have could help with our ongoing investigation.”

Information can also be passed on by calling 101, quoting incident 120 of 8 October or, alternatively, by contacting Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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