Officers from the Metropolitan Police investigating the murder of primary school teacher Sabina Nessa, 28 have arrested a 38-year old man on suspicion of murder.
The Met has also today (September 23) released images of a man they want to speak to, along with a vehicle they are searching for.
Sabina’s body was found in Cator Park, in Kidbrooke, at around 5.30pm on Saturday, September 18, but police believe she was killed around 8.30pm the night before.
She was found dead just five minutes away from her home.
Detectives believe that Sabina left her home address on Astell Road just before 8.30pm last Friday, and it is believed that she was making her way through Cator Park towards The Depot bar on Pegler Square, Kidbrooke Village where she planned to meet a friend.
Sabina never arrived at the pub and is thought to have been killed as she walked through the park.
Today (September 23), police arrested a man, 38, an address in Lewisham on suspicion of murder.
He was taken into custody where he remains.
Police also released images of man they want to speak to, taken from CCTV, show him walking in Pegler Square SE3 on the evening Sabina was attacked.
Police also released an image of a silver vehicle they believe the man has access to, which was also captured in the Pegler Square area.
Police are urging anyone who recognises the man and vehicle to make contact immediately.
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Detective chief inspector Neil John, from the Met’s Specialist Crime Command, said: “Our team have been working tirelessly to find the person responsible for Sabina’s [death] and this has included an extensive trawl of CCTV, work which remains ongoing.
“We would ask anyone – especially those in Kidbrooke and the wider area of Lewisham and Greenwich – to take a careful look at these images to check whether you know who this man is or have seen him over recent days.
“Any information as to his identity or whereabouts could be vital for our investigation so we are asking you to share this image far and wide to ensure as many people as possible see it.”
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