A man was charged with murder after stabbing a 39-year-old mother in Ewell, Surrey.

Aliny Mendes was on a Friday afternoon road near Sparrow Farm Road and London Road intersection when a man got out of a car and stabbed her, police said. She died at the scene.

Ricardo Godinho, 41, of Kingston Road, Epsom, was charged with murdering Ms. Mendes on Sunday, police said.

He will be in front of Staines Magistrates & # 39; Court on Monday.

The officers also announced that the matter had been referred to the police station, the Independent Police Department.

Ms. Mendes has been described by friends and family as a "caring mother" with a "wonderful heart".

An online fundraiser committed to supporting the children of Mendes Mendes and returning her body to Brazil had nearly reached its 40,000-pound target on Sunday night.