DETECTIVES investigating the death of a woman in Ealing have charged a man with murder.

Curtis Brown, 48, of Castlebar Road, is due to appear at Uxbridge Magistrates' Court today (24).

Police were called at 3.45pm on Monday to reports of an unresponsive woman in a house. The woman, aged 48, was pronounced dead at the scene.

While formal identification is yet to take place, officers are confident she is Anna Ovsyannikova. Her next of kin are being supported by specialist officers.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 or tweet @MetCC and quote CAD 4360/22FEB.

Information can also be provided to Crimestoppers, anonymously, by calling 0800 555 111.