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Man charged with Southgate murder

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Man charged with Southgate murder

A man has been charged with the murder of his father in Southgate.

Deekan Paul Singh Vig, 53, of Chelmsford Road, Southgate appeared in custody at Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court on Monday, 1 November, charged with murder.

He was remanded to the Old Bailey on Wednesday, 3 November.

Although the deceased is yet to be formally identified, he is believed to be Arjan Singh Vig, 86, who also lived at Chelmsford Road, Southgate. A post-mortem examination will commence on 3 November.

Police were called at 21:41hrs on Saturday, 30 October, to a disturbance at Chelmsford Road, Southgate.

Officers and London Ambulance Service paramedics attended and found an 86-year-old man suffering a head injury. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

A 53-year-old man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of murder and charged as above.