Three charged after fatal stabbing in Wimbledon

By Davina Hyde

A third man has been charged in connection with the murder of Paul Dalton who was stabbed to death in Wimbledon.

Police were called by paramedics shortly before 1am on Wednesday January 13 following reports of a stabbing at an address on The Broadway in Wimbledon.

Officers found Mr Dalton (pictured), 41, with stab injuries, and despite the efforts of the emergency services he was pronounced dead at the scene an hour later.

A special post-mortem examination was held on Thursday January 14 and the cause of death was given as a stab wound to the leg.

His next of kin are being supported by specialist officers.

Mongo Bolili, 33, of Merton was charged with Mr Dalton’s murder on Thursday January 14.

A second man, Ian Matu, 26, also of Merton, was charged with perverting the course of justice on the same day.

Both appeared at Wimbledon Magistrates’ Court on Friday January 15, where they were remanded in custody to appear at the Old Bailey.

A third man, Danny Webster, 30, also of Merton, was charged with perverting the course of justice on Friday January 15, and was due to appear in custody at Wimbledon Magistrates’ Court on Saturday January 16.

A 53 year old man who was also arrested on suspicion of murder has been released on bail to a date in early February.

Mr Bolili will next appear on Tuesday January 19, and Mr Matu will next appear on Friday February 12.

Detectives from Met’s Specialist Crime Command (Homicide) are investigating.

Anyone who can assist officers with their investigation is asked to call police on 101 quoting CAD232/13JAN.

Alternatively, information can be provided to Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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