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Two men charged with murder of Otas Sarkus in Newham

News   •   Sep 15, 2021 12:30 BST

Otas Sarkus

Detectives investigating the fatal shooting of Otas Sarkus in Newham have charged two men.

Dean Adams 31 (27.06.90) of Stevenage Road, E6 and Deon Brisport 29 (31.08.92) of Lauriston Road, E9 were both charged with murder and attempted murder and remanded to appear at Thames Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday, 15 September.

Otas, who was aged 20, died in hospital after being found with a gunshot injury in Raymond Road, E13, on the evening of Wednesday, 18 August.

A second man, aged 18 years old, was also found injured on a Route 238 bus on Plashet Grove. He was taken to hospital where his condition was assessed as non-life-threatening.

+ Another man, aged 28, who was arrested on suspicion of murder and attempted murder was bailed to return on a date in mid October.