VIDEO: CCTV released of man wanted in connection with Streatham prostitute murder in Earl's Court

Maria Duque-Tunjano, from Streatham, was found dead in an Earl's Court flat where she worked as a prostitute

Maria Duque-Tunjano, from Streatham, was found dead in an Earl's Court flat where she worked as a prostitute

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Detectives have released CCTV footage today of a man they wish to trace following the murder of a woman in Earls Court.

Officers continue to appeal for information to trace the whereabouts of Robert Richard Fraser following the murder of Maria Duque-Tunjano on Friday, January 31.

The footage of Fraser who is also known as Robert Aleem and Shia Robert Jackson was taken in central London on Sunday, February 2.

Police said detectives have committed a significant amount of resources to trace Fraser and as efforts to seek him continue police believe that he may still be in central or north west London area.

They were called at about 1pm on Friday,  January 31, to reports of a body found at a flat in Earls Court Square, SW5, where a body body had been there for a number of days.

A post-mortem examination took place at Westminster Mortuary on Sunday and gave the cause of death as blunt trauma to the head.

Next of kin have been informed.

The dead woman is Maria Duque-Tunjano, aged 48, a British national originally from Colombia who lived in Streatham.

Police said she was a sex worker who used the flat in Earls Court Square for her work. It is believed she was robbed of a quantity of cash during the assault.

Officers are now linking another attack on a female sex worker at an address in Paddington on 18 January, with this murder. On that occasion the woman, aged in her 20s, was assaulted and robbed by a man - she was not seriously injured.

Streatham Guardian:

Robert Richard Fraser is wanted by police

Fraser is known to suffer from mental health for an immediate sighting of Robert Richard Fraser, dial 999.

Anyone who knows of his whereabouts, or who has information which could assist the investigation, is asked to contact the incident room on 020 8785 8244 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

 

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