Plaistow: Woman found dead in church grounds had suffered head injuries Kelly Stewart, who was from Newham, was found in the grounds of Plaistow Memorial Community Church.

Kelly Stewart, who was from Newham, was found in the grounds of Plaistow Memorial Community Church.

A woman whose body was found in the grounds of a Baptist church in east London, suffered fatal head injuries, police have said.

Kelly Stewart, 41, was declared dead at the scene in Barking Road, Plaistow, on Thursday.

Officers were called to the Memorial Community Church at around 3.10pm, and police believe she was attacked between 12.45am and 1.45am that day.

Ms Stewart had suffered multiple injuries. A manhunt has now been launched to find her killer.

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