Arborfield murder latest: victim confirmed to be Krishnamaya Mabo

Published: 5 Jun 2013 13:30

POLICE have confirmed that the body discovered in Arborfield on Monday is that of Nepalese national Krishnamaya Mabo.

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The formal identification took place early this afternoon (Wednesday).

The 39-year-old (pictured) was diabetic and lived in Fleming Close, Arborfield and was married to a Ministry of Defence Employee who worked at the Arborfield Garrison.

Craig Evry, Thames Valley Police spokesman, also told the News that officers investigating the case have been granted a 36-hour extension to keep a 30-year-old man, from the Arborfield area, in custody.

He was arrested yesterday (Tuesday) on suspicion of murder and will be detained until Friday morning.

A post-mortem carried out later that same day ruled the cause of death as asphyxiation.

A spokesman for the Arborfield Garrison said: "It is with deep sadness that the community of Arborfield Garrison learned of the tragic loss of Krishnamaya Mabo, the wife of a Ministry of Defence employee, serving within the Garrison.

"Naturally our thoughts and prayers are with her family and friends at this difficult time."

Did you know Krishnamaya Mabo? Email your tributes to rashton@berksmedia.co.uk

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