Murder investigation launched after body found in Kew

Laureline Garcia-Bertaux

Laureline Garcia-Bertaux was reported missing on Monday.

Thursday, March 7, 2019

A murder investigation has been launched after a woman’s body was found in a shallow grave in Kew.

Richmond resident Laureline Garcia-Bertaux, 34, was reported missing on Monday 4 March when she did not turn up for work.

Late last night officers located a body in a "shallow grave" in a garden on Darrell Road, Kew.

Although the body has not been formally identified as Ms Garcia-Bertaux, her family has been informed and a murder investigation has been launched.

Anyone with information should contact police on 101, quoting CAD 4439/05MAR, or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.