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Murder arrest after death of pregnant woman and baby

Sky News logo Sky News 11/07/2019

a person posing for the camera: Kelly Mary Fauvrelle was stabbed to death in Croydon © N/A Kelly Mary Fauvrelle was stabbed to death in Croydon A 25-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of the murder of a heavily pregnant woman whose baby also later died.A 25-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of the murder of a heavily pregnant woman whose baby also later died.

Kelly Mary Fauvrelle, 26, was killed in the bedroom of her home in Thornton Heath, Croydon, south London, last month.

Ms Fauvrelle, who was eight months pregnant, was found by police and paramedics with stab wounds at 3.30am on Saturday 29 June at an address in Raymead Avenue.

She died at the scene, but ambulance staff were able to deliver her baby boy.

The child, who family members named Riley, was in a critical condition before he died in hospital on Wednesday 3 July.

Ms Fauvrelle apparently uploaded an ultrasound image to her Facebook page in February © Other Ms Fauvrelle apparently uploaded an ultrasound image to her Facebook page in February A statement from Scotland Yard said: "On Thursday July 11, detectives investigating the murder of Kelly Mary Fauvrelle and her baby son, Riley, arrested a 25-year-old male on suspicion of murder.

"The male has been taken to a central London police station where he remains at this time. Enquiries continue."

 wo other men have previously been arrested on suspicion of murder. One, aged 37, was freed with no further action, and a second, aged 29, was released on bail until early August.

:: Anyone with information is asked to call the police incident room on 020 8721 4005 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.


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