Police Investigating Baby Murder Appeal for Help Finding Suitcase

Case believed to have been discarded in Fulham last Tuesday

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Officers investigating the murder of nine-week-old baby girl Farah Boscolo-Gnolo in Hammersmith and Fulham are appealing to the public for help in finding a suitcase believed to have been discarded in the area of Dawes Road, Fulham.

Detective Chief Inspector Matt Bonner of the Homicide and Major Crime Command said: "I am appealing to the public to help us locate this suitcase that may be vital to our investigation. We know that it was discarded in the Dawes Road area on Tuesday January 27.

"It may have been concealed somewhere or simply placed in a bin or left in a street or alleyway. I would like to hear from anyone who thinks they have information that can assist us in locating this item.

"The suitcase we are looking for is part of a matching set and is a smaller version of the suitcase shown in the image."

Anyone who can assist with information concerning the location of this suitcase should contact the Homicide and Major Crime Command incident room on 0208 358 0200 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

The baby's mother, Federica Boscolo-Gnolo, aged 31, an Italian national from Chioggia was charged on Friday, January 30, with the murder of Farah, who was born in Chioggia on November 22.

She was arrested on Thursday, January 29, after
she reported the baby's disappearance from a hotel in the borough of Hammersmith and Fulham.

Officers from the Homicide and Major Crime Command are investigating and, although no body has yet been found, detectives obtained authority to charge Federica Boscolo-Gnolo with murder.

She appeared in custody at Westminster Magistrates' Court on Saturday, January 31 and was remanded in custody to appear at the Old Bailey today, February 3.

Police say enquiries continue to establish the full circumstances of the baby's disappearance.

February 2, 2015