Pub pays tribute to staff member after Christmas Eve murder

By Georgina Townshend

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Luliana Tudos has been described as bright and caring and loved by all. (Image: Metropolitan Police)
Luliana Tudos has been described as bright and caring and loved by all. (Image: Metropolitan Police)

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A pub has paid tribute on Facebook to one of its staff members after her suspected murder on Christmas Eve.

A murder investigation was launched by the Metropolitan Police after the body of Iuliana Tudos was discovered in Finsbury Park, North London, on Wednesday, 27 December, by a member of the public.

Loved by everyone

Tudos worked at the Camden Underworld, part of the World's End pub, in Camden.

In tribute, the pub wrote on Facebook: “As we are sure everyone is now aware, words cannot express the sadness we feel at the news of the death of Iuliana Tudos.

“Julie, as she is known by us, was well loved by everyone in the greater Camden community and was a bright and caring member of our World’s End/Underworld family.

“We are all shocked by the events over the last few days and everyone at the World's End is grieving for the loss of our friend who will be deeply missed.

"Our thoughts and prayers are with Julie's family at this incredibly sad time.”

Bubbly girl

A post-mortem examination took place at Haringey Mortuary on Thursday, 28 December, and gave the cause of death as a stab wound to the abdomen and a head injury, with further tests ongoing, said police.

Haringey Borough Commander Detective Chief Superintendent Des Fahy said that extra officers had been deployed for reassurance and that his officers had been engaging with local residents, community groups and traders.

"By all accounts, Iuliana was a bubbly, lively girl enjoying a fun life in London when she was tragically taken from her loved ones. Our hearts go out to them," he said

Anyone with information is asked to call the dedicated incident room on 020 8785 8244, tweet @MetCC or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

  • Update: On Tuesday (2 January) Kasim Lewis, 31, of Friern Barnet was charged with her murder. He will appear in custody at Wimbledon Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday, 3 January.

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