Man charged with murder of 34 year old Homerton woman

Gaynor Bale was found dead in her home

A man has been charged with the death of 34 year old Gaynor Bale, who was found dead in her Anderson Road home, last Thursday 22nd November.

Douglas Samuel 34, of Mariam Court, Link Street, will appear in custody at Thames Magistrate Court today Monday 26 November.

A post mortem carried out on Friday, gave cause of her death as blunt trauma injury, resulting in a ruptured liver.

At the  time 2 men were arrested, but one man was released with no further action.

Tributes have appeared on various social media:



Another friend posted:

Eerily earlier this year, she ‘liked’ a Facebook page dedicated to another Hackney murder victim, Kirsty Treloar, whose murderer was sentenced to life in prison, last week.

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