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Man charged with murder of pensioner, 74, in New Cross

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23-year-old man has been charged with the murder of a pensioner in New Cross.

Jack Forde, 23, of Wild Goose Drive, is because of seem in custody at Bromley Magistrates’ Court on Monday.

Officers are nonetheless ready on formal identification of the deceased.

The murder investigation was launched when police had been referred to as out to an handle in Wild Goose Drive at 4.55am on Friday.

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The pensioner was discovered with crucial accidents by the London Ambulance Service and was pronounced lifeless at 5.57am.

A autopsy examination held the subsequent day gave the trigger of dying as blunt pressure trauma to the pinnacle, chest and stomach.

Forde was arrested on the scene on suspicion of murder earlier than he was taken to a south London police station and charged.