A man has been charged with the murder of a mum-of-two in Thornton Heath.

Janelle Duncan-Bailey of Pawsons Road, was reported missing on January 2.

A body, believed to be that of the 25-year-old care support worker, was discovered yesterday in a car in Mayfield Crescent.

A post-mortem will be scheduled in due course.

Jerome McDonald of Fairlands Avenue, has been charged with her murder.

The 30-year-old will appear Camberwell Green Magistrates Court tomorrow (Monday).

Miss Duncan-Bailey who had two sons aged two and seven, was reported missing after failing to collect the children from a friend's house.