Second woman arrested after murder of eight-year-old Ayesha Ali in Chadwell Heath

Ayesha Ali was found in Bedwell Court, Broomfield Road .

Ayesha Ali was found in Bedwell Court, Broomfield Road . - Credit: Archant

A second woman has been arrested on suspicion of the murder of eight-year-old Ayesha Ali.

Ayesha was found with a head injury on August 29 at her home in Bedwell Court, Broomfield Road, Chadwell Heath.

Paramedics were called to the property but she was later pronounced dead.

Yesterday police arrested a 41-year-old woman who remains in police custody.

Ayesha’s mother Polly Chowdhury, 34, has been charged with her murder and will appear at the Old Bailey on November 19.