Teenager Faces Murder Charge Over Body Discovered in Barnes

Remains found in Nowell Road were of a 53-year-old man

Nowell Road (properties shown not scene of find). Picture: Google Streetview

A 17-year-old from Kensington and Chelsea has been charged with murder in connection with the discovery of human remains at a property in Barnes.

He will appear Wimbledon Magistrates’ Court later this Monday (6 January).

Police were called to the address on Nowell Road, SW13 on 3 January following concerns having been raised about the welfare of the occupant .

It has been confirmed by a post mortem examination that the person found in the property died from a stab wound to the chest.

Formal identification is yet to take place, however, police officers believe the victim is a 53-year-old man.

His family have been informed and are receiving support from specially trained officers.

Officers from the Met’s Specialist Crime Command are investigating.

Anyone with information that could assist police with their enquiries is asked to contact the incident room on 020 8721 4054.

January 6, 2020