Police have named the 27-year-old woman who was stabbed to death in Westminster as Kamonnan Thiamphanit, known to her friends as Angela. 

Police were contacted by her friends on Sunday (April 7) who expressed worries about her. 

Then at around 8.30am on Monday (April 8) a murder investigation was launched after officers attended an address on Stanhope Place, Mayfair, just north of Hyde Park, and found her dead with stab wounds. 

A post-mortem examination carried out on Wednesday, 10 April found the cause of death was sharp force trauma. 

The Met said Angela lived at the address. Formal identification has not yet been carried out but her next of kin have been informed. 

No arrests have been made. 

News Shopper: The scene on Stanhope Place in WestminsterThe scene on Stanhope Place in Westminster (Image: PA)Detective Chief Inspector Adam Clifton, who is leading the investigation, said: “My team continues to work tirelessly to piece together the events that led to Kamonnan’s murder. 

“I would like to thank local residents for their patience while we have gone about our work at the scene. 
“I would appeal to anyone who has information that could assist us, no matter how insignificant you think that may be, to come forward and speak to us. 
“Kamonnan’s family and friends have been devastated by this murder and we must ensure whoever is responsible is held to account.” 

If you have information that could help the Met’s investigation call 101 refencing CAD 6784/7 Apr. 

If you wish to remain anonymous contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.