A man has been charged with murder after the disappearance of a 70-year-old woman from Highgate.

Norma Girolami from Elm Court has not been seen since August and was reported missing to police on September 20.

A murder probe was launched and two people had been arrested.

Serkan Kaygusuz, 41, of Sparsholt Road in Islington, has been charged with murder and is due to appear in custody at Highbury Corner Magistrates' Court on Tuesday, October 5.

He has also been charged with two counts of theft.

A 34-year-old woman, who was arrested in Finchley, has been bailed until a date later this month.

Police have become "extremely concerned" Norma may have been harmed following investigations.

They have searched several addresses and contacted friends and family but have been unable to locate her.