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Two charged with Battersea murder

News   •   Feb 24, 2019 20:07 GMT

[Victim: Lejean Richards]

Two men have been charged with the murder of Lejean Richards in Battersea.

[D] Roy Reyes-Nieves - 23 (24.05.95) of Parkham Street, SW11 and [E] Roger Reyes-Nieves - 18 (18.12.00) of Woodvale Walk, SE27 were charged with Lejean's murder on Sunday, 24 February.

They will appear in custody at Bromley Magistrates' Court on Monday, 25 February.

Both were arrested on Saturday, 23 February.

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

An investigation was launched following a stabbing in Wolsey Court, off Westbridge Road, Battersea on Tuesday, 5 February.

Lejean Richards, 19, was pronounced dead at the scene.