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Boy, 13, charged with murder after stabbing death

A 13-year-old boy has been charged with murder by police investigating the death of of Martin Thomas, 39, who died from stab wounds at his home in Roehampton, south west London.

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Boy, 13, charged with murder after stabbing death

Police investigating the murder of a 39-year-old man have charged a 13-year-old boy with murder.

Martin Thomas was pronounced dead at his home in Huntingfield Road, Roehampton, south west London on April 22.

A 13-year-old boy has been charged with murder, Scotland Yard said. Credit: PA

The teenager, who cannot be named because of his age, has been remanded in custody to appear at Wimbledon Magistrates' Court on Monday.

A post-mortem gave cause of death as haemorrhaging due to a stab wound to the lung, police said. Next of kin have been informed.

A 15-year-old boy has already appeared in court charged with murder and has been remanded in custody, while a 17-year-old and a 16-year-old both arrested on suspicion of murder have been released on bail.

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