A crowdfunding page to help the family of murdered West London student Ania Jedrkowiak which was set up by colleagues and friends at the Las Iguanas restaurant in Ealing Broadway has raised over £2,000.
The 21-year-old University of West London student was returning from her evening shift at the restaurant when she was murdered in south Ealing.
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In a message on the GoFundMe page, the organiser, Angela Da Silva said: “The team at the decided they wanted to raise some funds for the family of Ania Jedrkowiak after the tragic death of their colleague and friend.”
Police have also renewed their appeal for witnesses to come forward.
She died after being found with stab injuries in Roberts Alley, off Church Gardens in south Ealing, at approximately 12:10am on Tuesday, 17 May.
Detective Chief Inspector Brian Howie, the senior investigating officer, said: “Ania’s life was taken in the most tragic of circumstances and her family are understandably completely devastated by what has happened.
“My team of detectives have already made significant progress, however I believe there may be people with information who we have not yet spoken to and I am keen to speak with them as soon as possible”
Officers will return to the South Ealing on the evening of Monday, 23 May to speak to people in the area and to offer reassurance. There is nothing to suggest there is any risk to the wider community.
A post-mortem examination carried out on Thursday, 19 May confirmed Ania died from multiple stab injuries.
Her family continue to be supported by specially trained officers.
A man has been charged with murder and has been remanded in custody.
Information can be provided by calling 101 or by calling Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111. The reference for the incident is 77/17May.