Man charged with the homicide of French lady, discovered buried in a shallow grave within the London backyard | UK information


A man is due to appear in court on Thursday for murdering a French woman buried in a shallow grave in a London garden.

Laureline Garcia-Bertaux, 34, failed to show up for work on March 5 and was reported missing.

Her body was found in the garden of her home on Darell Road, Kew, west London, and an autopsy showed she had been strangled.

Kirill Belorusov, 32, was arrested last week in Tallinn, the capital of his native Estonia.

Her body was found in the garden on a property on Darell Road, Kew

He was brought back to the UK by British police and charged with murder. He will appear in Uxbridge Magistrates’ Court on Thursday.

Ms. Garcia-Bertaux had lived in Kew since April and was described as a “wonderfully creative, caring and charismatic woman”.

She worked as a personal assistant in a PR company and was involved in film production. In 2018 she worked on a short film with Dame Joan Collins.