- Detectives release image of a person of interest and a silver car, appeal for information.
Detectives investigating the murder of Sabina Nessa has arrested a 38-years-old man.
The man was arrested at an address on Thursday and was taken into custody, where he remains.
According to detectives findings, Sabina left her house on Astell Road, SE3, just before 20:30hrs on Friday, 17 September.
She was supposed to meet a friend at the Depot bar on Pegler Square, Kidbrooke village in East London.
She made her way through Cator Park, and in what seems like a 5mins walk from her house, she never made it to her friends at the pub.
Her body was found near the OneSpace community centre within the park at around 17:30hrs the following day.
The police have also released images of a man taken from CCTV in connection to the incident.
The man is seen walking in Pegler Square SE3 on the evening Sabina was attacked and killed.
The image of a silver vehicle detectives believes the man may have used also released.
Police are urging anyone who recognises the man and vehicle to make contact immediately.
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 murder, 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.”
A post-mortem examination carried out on Monday, 20 September, was inconclusive.
Officers are urging anyone with useful information to call the incident room on 0208 721 4266 or Crimestoppers completely anonymously on 0800 555 111.©Standard Gazette, 2021. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this site’s publisher is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Standard Gazette with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.