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Man charged with murder in Westminster

News   •   Aug 05, 2017 06:38 BST

A man has been charged with murder following the death of a man found injured in Westminster.

[C] Antoni Chiakka, 21, of Enfield will appear in custody at Westminster Magistrates' Court on Saturday, 5 August.

Police were called to reports of a fight at Henrietta Place, W1, at 06:27hrs on Saturday, 29 July.

At the scene officers found a 49-year-old man, a Swedish national, who had suffered head injuries.

The injured man was taken by London Ambulance Service to a central London hospital in a critical condition.

On Wednesday, 2 August he was pronounced dead at 16:43 hours.

His next of kin are aware. Formal identification has taken place, however we are not in a position to name him at this time. A post-mortem examination will be held in due course.

The Homicide and Major Crime Command (HMCC) are investigating.

A 21-year-old man [C] was arrested on Thursday, 4 August on suspicion of murder and charged as above.

Two men were previously arrested in connection with the investigation.

A 21-year-old male [A] arrested on 29 July on suspicion of murder and assisting an offender has been bailed to return on a date in late August.

A 21-year-old male [B] arrested on 31 July on suspicion of murder has been released under investigation.

Any witnesses or anyone with information should contact the Homicide and Major Crime Comman on their incident room number of 020 8721 4205 or if you wish to remain anonymous please call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.