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UPDATE: Man charged with Pinner murder

News   •   Apr 08, 2019 15:57 BST

[Victim: Ravi Katharkamar]

A man has been charged with the murder of a shopkeeper in Pinner.

Alexander Stephen Gunn, 31 (21.10.87) of no fixed abode was charged on Thursday, 4 April with the murder of 54-year-old Ravi Katharkamar. He was also charged with robbery.

Gunn appeared in custody at Willesden Magistrates' Court on Friday, 5 April.

He had previously appeared at the same court on Monday, 1 April charged with burglary, theft from a motor vehicle, possession of an offensive weapon and driving whilst disqualified.

Gunn will next appear in custody at the Old Bailey on Tuesday, 9 April.

This follows an investigation by detectives from the Homicide and Major Crime Command.

The investigation was launched after police were called at approximately 06:00hrs on Sunday, 24 March to reports of a man suffering stab injuries in Marsh Road, Pinner.

Officers and London Ambulance Service attended but Mr Katharkamar died at the scene at 06:46hrs.