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Man charged with strangling wife

A man will appear in court accused of murdering his wife at their north London home.

Officers were called to the property in Callard Avenue, Palmers Green, on Wednesday evening to reports of an assault on a woman.

Aysel Djevdet, 38, was declared dead at the scene. A post-mortem examination found she had been strangled.

Torgay Djevdet, 49, has been charged with the murder. He is due to appear at Highbury Corner Magistrates' Court.

Mr Djevdet was arrested at the scene, police said.

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