Man charged over Thornton Heath murder

Police investigating the fatal stabbing of John Kennett in Woodcroft Road, Thornton Heath on December last year have charged a man.

Kenny Pitcher, 51, of Woodcroft Road, Thornton Heath, was arrested at the scene of the incident and was later released on bail pending further enquiries.

On April 8 he was charged with the murder of John Kennett and appeared in custody on April 9 at Westminster Magistrates’ Court.

He will reappear in court on July 1 where he will enter a plea.

A 33-year-old man arrested on Thursday, 16 January is currently released under investigation.

A 41-year-old man has been released with no further action.



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