A man has appeared in court charged with murder after a 60-year-old was stabbed in central London.
Tedi Fanta, 25, of no fixed address, is charged with the murder of Stephen Dempsey outside the Microsoft store in Oxford Circus on July 1.
He is also charged with possession of a knife.
Fanta, who has a previous address on Elgin Street in Swansea, appeared at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Saturday.
The defendant, dressed in a grey tracksuit, was assisted by an interpreter during the hearing.
He was remanded in custody to appear at the Old Bailey on Tuesday.
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The man’s next of kin has been informed and are being supported by specially trained officers. A post-mortem examination will be scheduled in due course.
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On Saturday, Metropolitan Police said that Tedi Fanta Hagos, 25, of Ravenhill, had been charged with murder and possession of an offensive weapon on Friday (July 2).
He is due to appear from custody at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Saturday, July 3.
Anyone who can help the investigation is asked to call police on 101 quoting CAD 7129/01Jul. To remain anonymous contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. You can also report information and upload video here.