Tributes have been paid to a “beautiful” mother-in-law who was stabbed to death in her own home, as a man has been charged with her murder.
police The address was called shortly before 1 pm on Sunday after reports of disturbances. Despite the best efforts of paramedics, he was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police launched a search operation to find 40-year-old Jason Bell, and he was arrested later that day.
He was charged Monday with murder and false imprisonment in relation to a third party.
Bell was remanded in custody to appear at Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday.
Nicole Hurley’s brother Ryan Posted a tribute along with a fundraiser for his funeral.
He said: “Last night our world was turned upside down and changed forever, the impossible became impossible and we lost our beautiful sister to a demon.
“We will come together as a family as always and make sure the four most wonderful kids have the best possible lives.”
Brigitte Clements, a close friend who founded GoFundMe, wrote: “This weekend tragedy struck our community.
“Jason, Nicole, Violet and Amira Bell tragically lost their mothers under the most terrifying circumstances. These children have been the heart of our community.
“If they see you carrying a bag, they help carry groceries for you. They offer to water your plants while you are away. Whenever someone is busy tinkering, they come over and offer to help with the paint and repairs. These kids are not average.
“These kids are extraordinary, and it’s a testament to their incredible mother. They’re bright, ambitious, curious, and generous. They’re the four individuals who give you hope for what the next generation will bring. One evening these children Lost everything.”