A man has been charged with the murder of a man who was stabbed to death in Battersea last month.
Earl Morin-Britton, 36, of Rose Hill, Sutton was arrested and later charged with the murder of Theo Porteous on Saturday.
The 32-year-old was found with “a number of knife wounds,” according to the Met, in Thessaly Road at around 12.35pm on August 24.
The London Ambulance Service and London’s Air Ambulance attended, and despite the efforts of medics to save him, Mr Porteous was sadly pronounced dead at the scene at around 1.10pm.
Morin-Britton has been remanded in custody to appear at Wimbledon Magistrates’ Court today.
A spokesman for the Met said: “Theo’s next of kin have been informed. His family continue to be supported by specially trained officers
“Anyone who witnessed this incident or has footage should call police on 101 or Tweet @MetCC, quoting 3633/24AUG.
“You can also share information, photos and videos directly with the investigation team via https://mipp.police.uk/operati…
“To remain anonymous, call the independent charity Crimestoppers, on 0800 555 111 or visit Crimestoppers-uk.org.”
Pictured top: Theo Porteous and flowers left at the scene of his killing (Picture: The Met/Claudia Lee)
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