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Man extradited from USA charged with manslaughter

News   •   Sep 27, 2018 15:50 BST

A second man has been charged with the manslaughter of 51-year-old Desmond O'Beirne who died following an assault in central London on 3 June 2017.


[B] Lucas Antunes, 21 (04.02.97) of no fixed abode was charged on Thursday, 27 September with manslaughter after he was extradited from the US back to the UK.


He appeared in custody at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Friday, 28 September.


[A] Luis Abella, 22, (29.05.96) of Marshall Court, SW4, was charged with manslaughter on 15 August and appeared at Southwark Crown Court on 3 October.


The trial date has been set for 18 March 2019 at the Old Bailey.


The investigation was led by the Homicide and Major Crime Command.