BREAKING

Teenager due in court over Battersea Murder

murder probe in battersea

A 16-year-old male will appear in court today, Friday, 31 May accused of the murder of a man in Battersea.

The teenager – who is from Wandsworth – was arrested in connection with the man’s death on Wednesday, 29 May and charged yesterday. He will appear at Wimbledon Magistrates’ Court today.

Yesterday, officers also arrested a 19-year-old male on suspicion of murder after he self-presented at a south west London police station.

The victim has been named as Brazilian national, Iderval da Silva, aged 46.

A post-mortem examination will be held in due course.

The murder investigation led by detectives from the Homicide and Major Crime Command continues.

An other 16-year-old boy was arrested near to the scene on suspicion of grievous bodily harm on the day of the incident. He was taken to a west London police station and has been bailed to return on a date in early June pending further enquiries.