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London: A Couple Accused of Murdering a French Au-Pair

A couple was indicted on Friday for the murder of a young French au pair whose charred body was discovered Wednesday in the garden of a house in Wimbledon, in south London.

Ouissem Medouni, 40, and Sabrina Kouider, 34, were arrested and charged for murder, said the British police in a statementThey are suspected of killing a young French au-pair whose charred body was discovered Wednesday in the garden of a house in Wimbledon, in south London.

“The body was too burned to proceed with the identification of the victim. A post-mortem autopsy will be carried out in due time “, police said.

Neighbours intrigued by heavy smoke

But according to the British press, the victim was a 21 year old French woman, native of Troyes, who handled the couple’s two children. The police had been alerted Wednesday by neighbours, intrigued by thick smoke from the property of the couple.



“I have not seen the girl since August. She used to come with the children twice a day for their buy candy […] She was French and lived here for at least twenty months “,  says Sunny Patel, a news vendor in the neighbourhood to the British newspaper, the Daily Telegraph.

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