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Girl, 16, charged with stab death
Tracy Ann Meade
Tracy Ann Meade died from a stab wound to the heart
A 16-year-old girl has appeared in court charged with murdering a woman behind flats in south-east London.

The hearing at Croydon Magistrates' Court remanded her into social services' care until 9 June.

She is accused of stabbing Tracy Ann Meade, 39, to death near garages in Warminster Road, South Norwood, on Wednesday evening.

The mother-of-two died from massive bleeding and a stab wound to the heart, a post-mortem examination found.

A 19-year-old man who was also arrested has been released on bail.

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