Pair to appear at Old Bailey charged with murder of Hannah Leonard on Chalcots Estate

Hannah Leonard

Hannah Leonard - Credit: Metropolitan Police

A Kilburn man and woman are to appear at the Old Bailey tomorrow charged with the murder of Hannah Leonard who was found stabbed to death at a flat in a Camden tower block.

Lucy Casey, 43, of Claire Court, Shoot Up Hill, and James Whitaker, 28, of Craven Park, Kilburn, stood in the dock throughout a hearing at London’s Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court yesterday.

Police were called to Bray, on the Chalcots Estate, in Fellows road, Belsize Park, on Friday at 10.30am after paramedics reported a woman had been found with stab injuries.

Hannah Leonard, 55, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Casey and Whitaker will appear in custody at the Old Bailey on Thursday.