Man charged with murder of heavily pregnant woman and the manslaughter of her baby

Kelly Mary Fauvrelle was killed in her London home

A man has been charged with the murder of a heavily pregnant woman and the manslaughter of her baby.

Kelly Mary Fauvrelle was eight months' pregnant when she was killed in the bedroom of her home in Raymead Avenue, Thornton Heath, London, in the early hours of June 29.

The 26-year-old's baby son, who was named Riley by family members after he was delivered by paramedics at the crime scene.

Her baby died in hospital a few days later on July 3.

Aaron McKenzie, 25, of Peckham Park Road, Peckham, was arrested on Thursday and taken to a central London police station.

Scotland Yard confirmed that he had also been charged with one count of possession of an offensive weapon.

Kelly Mary Fauvrelle was killed in her London home

The attack took place in Ms Fauvrelle's bedroom while her whole family was at home and relatives heard her screams at around 3.30am.

Two men had previously been arrested on suspicion of murder.

One, aged 37, was released with no further action, and a second, aged 29, has been released on bail until early August.

McKenzie is due to appear in Camberwell Green Magistrates' Court on Monday.

- This article first appeared on Yahoo

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