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Fifth charge in Joseph Marafini murder investigation

News   •   Nov 10, 2020 07:25 GMT

Joseph Marafini

Detectives investigating the murder of Joseph Marafini have charged a fifth male.

[F] A 17-year-old boy, who was arrested on Thursday, 5 November, has been charged with murder. He appeared at Bexley Magistrates' Court on Friday, 6 November.

He is due to appear at the Old Bailey on Tuesday, 10 November.

Police were called at 16:58hrs on Thursday, 29 October to reports of a fight outside a supermarket on Garratt Lane, SW18.

Two males were found near the Garratt Lane Burial Ground suffering from knife injuries.

The first victim, Joseph Marafini, was taken to hospital where he later died.

The second victim’s injuries were not life threatening.