Europe-wide manhunt is launched by detectives probing homicide of Polish girl who was present in a suitcase in London over fears man they’re looking for has fled to Germany
- Joanna Borucka, 41, was discovered lifeless at Pay And Sleep in Southall, west London
- Residents on the hostel in The Crescent stated her boyfriend has gone lacking
- Joanna was final seen on November 13 and located in suitcase on December 18
- Anybody with details about loss of life or her alleged killer can name police on 101
- Do you know Joanna Borucka or Petras Zalynas? Electronic mail firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Joanna Borucka, 41, was discovered lifeless at Pay And Sleep in Southall, west London, on Friday December 18 after employees reported a ‘foul’ stench from the property.
Police are ‘urgently’ seeking to converse to Petras Zalynas, 50, who is assumed to have left the UK and should now be in Germany with officers ‘working with their European counterparts’ in an effort to find him.
Scotland Yard has launched a photograph of Zalynas, which is clearly a police mugshot, however haven’t stated what he was beforehand arrested for.
Zalynas is believed to have have been Joanna’s boyfriend after hostel residents informed MailOnline that he had disappeared round 5 weeks earlier than she was discovered lifeless by a painter and decorator who opened the suitcase two weeks earlier than Christmas.
Police are ‘urgently’ seeking to converse to Petras Zalynas, 50, after Joanna Borucka, 41, was discovered lifeless at Pay And Sleep in Southall, west London, shortly on Friday December 18 after employees reported a ‘foul’ stench from the property
Investigators imagine Ms Borucka was final seen alive on November 13, and the reason for her loss of life is but to be confirmed. Her associates imagine she had gone to Victoria coach station, doubtlessly to get a bus house to Poland.
However painter visiting the hostel a months later opened the suitcase to search out the physique of a feminine. His grim discovery adopted reviews of a ‘actually foul smelling odour’.
Detective Chief Inspector Wayne Jolley, of the Met’s Specialist Crime Command, has appealed to ‘London’s Lithuanian group’ who could know the place he’s.
He stated: ‘It’s fortunately very uncommon for a physique to be present in these surprising circumstances. I do know it makes the information of Joanna’s loss of life all of the harder for individuals who had been near her.
‘Our investigation is progressing effectively. Now we have recognized Petras Zalynas as an individual who we have to converse to as a way to discover out what occurred to Joanna.
‘I am assured there are folks on the market who could have seen Zalynas or who would possibly know the place he’s. I might urge them to return ahead.
‘I might notably enchantment to London’s Lithuanian group. If something concerning the whereabouts of Petras Zalynas, please get in contact. You’ll be supported and your data may maintain the important thing to unlocking this investigation’.
Joanna Borucka, 41, was discovered lifeless at Pay And Sleep in Southall, west London, shortly earlier than 3pm on Friday December 18 (pictured after she was discovered)
Forensic crews had been referred to as out to Southall on Friday evening after a painter discovered her in a suitcase 5 weeks after she was final seen
Joanna’s loss of life shocked hostel residents, who stated they’d recognized her for round 5 years.
One resident of the hostel stated: ‘She lived within the ground up on the prime. We had been informed by one of many different Polish guys that she’d gone to Victoria coach station,’ she stated.
‘Nobody may pay money for her however now we all know why. Her boyfriend has gone lacking, as a result of she had somebody dwelling within the room together with her. We do not know the place he’s. She was a beautiful woman, she stored herself to herself.’
One other feminine resident, who wished to stay nameless, stated: ‘They discovered a lifeless girl’s physique from a few weeks in the past stuffed in a suitcase.
‘The man who had the room has left and hasn’t come again.’
One other resident, Martin, who didn’t need to give his final identify, claimed he had recognized the lady for ‘about 5 years’ when he lived in Acton.
‘We had comparable associates. Good woman, very good and pleasant,’ he stated. ‘An excellent individual.’
Anybody with data can name police on 101 quoting CAD 4319/18DEC, or to stay nameless contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.