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Fatal stabbing in Newham: Second man charged

News   •   Jan 14, 2020 02:47 GMT

Detectives investigating the murder of Leshawn Williams in Newham have charged a second man with murder.

[B] Jerome Hyde (also known as Thomas), 38 (12.10.81), of Gatcombe Road, E16, was arrested after attending a south Police station on Monday, 13 January.

He was subsequently charged with murder and possession of a bladed article.

He is due to appear in custody at Bromley Magistrates' Court on Tuesday, 14 January.

Leshawn, 29, was pronounced dead shortly after 02:00hrs on 21 December 2019 after police were called to reports of a man stabbed in Hanameel Street, E16.

Officers have previously charged another man in connection with Leshawn’s murder.

[A] Michael Hyde, 28 (03.09.91) of Mistletoe Court, Old Town, Swindon, was charged with the murder of Leshawn Williams on Thursday, 9 January.

He appeared at Bromley Magistrates' Court on 10 January and then at the Old Bailey on Monday, 13 January.

+ Jerome and Michael are brothers.