Man charged with murder of Irishman in London

Thursday 20 March 2014 08.46
The accused man will appear at Croydon Magistrates' Court charged with the murder of Michael Hunt
The accused man will appear at Croydon Magistrates' Court charged with the murder of Michael Hunt

A 21-year-old man has been charged with the murder of an Irishman in London.

Michael Hunt was found with serious injuries to his head and body in a skip in an alleyway off Station Road in South Norwood at around 7am on Saturday morning.

The 37-year-old was originally from Co Waterford.

He was taken to King's College Hospital, where he died later that day.

Detectives said Mr Hunt was well-known in the local community.

The man arrested in connection with the death will appear at Croydon Magistrates’ Court tomorrow.