Man hunted after woman, 55, stabbed to death and another, 30, seriously injured as cops warn do NOT approach him | The Sun

A MAN is being hunted after a woman was stabbed to death and another was seriously injured.

Miguel Angel Alvarez Florentino, 38, is wanted in connection with the murder of Yolanda Saldana Feliz, 53, as well as the attempted murder of another woman, 30.

Met Police detectives urgently want to speak with him following the incident at a residential property in Newham, East London, in the early hours on Sunday.

Detective Inspector Aytac Necati, from the Met’s Specialist Crime Command, said: “Our thoughts very much remain with Yolanda’s family and friends as well as the family and friends of the injured woman, who remains in hospital recovering from her serious injuries.

“We remain determined to bring the person responsible to justice and we have been working around the clock during this fast-moving investigation.

“We have carried out a number of enquiries, including reviewing hours of CCTV, door knocking and forensics.


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"However, we are now calling on members of the public to help us urgently trace Miguel Angel Alvarez Florentino who we want to speak to in connection with the incident. He may be going by a different name.

“If you have any information on where he might be, please contact us without delay.

"If you see him, please do not approach him but call police immediately on 999.”

Chief Superintendent Simon Crick, who is responsible for the policing of Newham, said: "I remain shocked and saddened by this incident and my thoughts and sympathies are with Yolanda’s family and friendsI also wish the injured woman a speedy recovery.

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“I know this has caused a great deal of concern for the community, but we believe the suspect was known to the victims and he is not believed to be a threat to anyone else at this time.

“My colleagues from the Specialist Crime Command have been working tirelessly to bring the perpetrator to justice.

"I would now urge the community to help them by getting in touch with any information they may have – including the whereabouts of Mr Alvarez Florentino who they urgently want to talk to.

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“There has been an increased police presence in the area of Windmill Lane since Sunday, and this will continue over the coming days.

"I would urge anyone with information or concerns to speak with those officers. They are there to protect and support you.”

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