Man charged with murder after woman, 31, found dead inside home after cops 'stormed property'

A MAN has been charged with the murder of a woman who was found dead inside her home after cops stormed the property.

Pawel Chmielecki, 38, is under arrest in connection to the killing of Marta Chmielecka, 31.

Chmielecki will appear before a magistrates court on Monday.

Marta's body was found by police who forced their way into an address in Kettering, Northants just after midday on Tuesday.

Northampton police have launched an investigation and are appealing for anyone near the home between 10.30pm and 11pm on Friday, October 15, to come forward.

A police spokesman said: "A murder investigation was launched yesterday (October 20) after police officers forced entry into a property in Wood Street and discovered a woman’s body inside.

POLICE INVESTIGATION

"She has now been named as 31-year-old woman – Marta Chmielecka.

"A 38-year-old man who we are treating as a suspect was also found inside the property with serious injuries.

"He remains in hospital in a serious but stable condition."

Detective Inspector Pete Long, from the Major Crime Team, said: "Our enquiries continue to progress quickly and we have been speaking to a lot of people and gathering a lot of evidence to piece together Marta's final movements and the circumstances surrounding her death.

"Specially trained officers continue to support her family and I want to reassure them that a large team of detectives are working on this case and that we are doing everything in our power to get Marta justice.

"I now want to appeal to anyone who was in Wood Street between 10.30pm and 11pm on Friday, October 15, to come forward, as they may have information that could help us.

"Even if you think you saw nothing, if you were in the area between these times, please contact us.

"If you heard a disturbance at the property or noticed anything suspicious in the area last night or this morning, no matter how small, please contact us.

"We are satisfied that this is a contained incident and there is no wider risk to members of the public."

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