Sabita Thanwani Wiki – Biography
Sabita Thanwani was found dead in student accommodation in central London. Maher Maaroufe was arrested for murder after a student was found dead at London uni Hall.
Ms Thanwani was found with neck injuries in the residence halls in Sebastian Street, Clerkenwell.
She was 19 years old.
Emergency services had been called to City University’s Arbour House at around 5.10 am on Saturday to report that Ms Thanwani, a British national, was hurt.
They attended along with medics to find that she had suffered severe neck injuries, but, despite their efforts, she was pronounced dead at the scene.
The force subsequently launched an appeal to trace the accused later that day.
Detective Chief Inspector Linda Bradley, who has been leading the investigation, said: ‘I would like to thank everyone for publicizing and sharing our appeal to trace Maaroufe.
‘Sabita’s family have been updated with this development and continue to be supported by specially trained officers. Our deepest condolences are with them.
‘I would ask everyone to respect their privacy at this indescribably devastating time for them as they come to terms with Sabita’s murder.’
A man has been accused of murder after a teenager died at student accommodation in central London this weekend.
Maher Maaroufe, 22, was arrested by police investigating the death of Sabita Thanwani, 19, in Sebastian Street, Clerkenwell.
Police said Maaroufe was detained on suspicion of murder and assault, following a public appeal to locate him.