Police have launched a murder investigation after the death of a woman in Dagenham.
Emergency services were called to Rutland Gardens on Saturday afternoon where they found a 50-year-old woman unconscious and with a number of injuries.
She was taken to Queens Hospital and was pronounced dead yesterday evening.
Her next of kin has been informed.
Officers have named the woman as Gitana Matukeviciene who was originally from Lithuania.
A 52-year-old man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of attempted murder and has now been charged.
Dmitrij Platov, from Dagenham, was charged with attempted murder prior to Gitana passing away and will appear at The Old Bailey on Monday, 9 July.Tags: Dagenham, Barking and Dagenham
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