Man charged with murder after body found on fire in Mitcham

A man has been charged with the murder of Loeike Guei, whose body was found on fire in Mitcham.

Raphael Kokkinos, 33, of Polworth Road in Streatham, was charged with murder and will appear in custody at Wimbledon Magistrates’ Court later today.

The body of Loeike, aged 23 from Thornton Heath, was found on Commonside East, Mitcham on September 17 after police were called with reports of a man on fire.

At the time of the discovery of Loeike, Detective Chief Inspector Wayne Jolley said: “Loeike’s family have been intensely shocked by the loss of their loved one and are at the very beginning of coming to terms with their grief.

“Foremost in our thoughts are their welfare – they are being supported by specially trained officers and we ask that their privacy is respected at this terribly sad time.”

Pictured: victim Loeike Guei

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