Update on Homerton Woman Shot

Police have confirmed post mortem results on the Turkish woman killed in Homerton on Monday (22 March), show she died of a gunshot wound to her chest. It’s thought she was found slumped on the door step by her mother and was pronounced dead at the scene.

It has also surfaced she had been in the country for only two days and that the gunman had knocked on the door at about 8:30 pm and open fired.

A resident said “Her mother was in a very bad way last night. She was screaming and falling over in the street. She was praying in Turkish, but she kept collapsing, sobbing”.

The area was still sealed off this morning, while police are still conducting door to door. No arrests have been made.

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