Bethnal Green murder: man charged after 20-year-old dies

Police have charged a man in connection with the murder of 20-year-old Jordan Bari in Bethnal Green.

Bobby Lawrence, 21 and from Canonbury, was arrested on Wednesday and charged yesterday with murder and possession of a firearm with intent to commit an indictable offence.

He’s in custody, and was due to appear at Thames Magistrates’ Court today.

Another 28-year-old man was arrested today on suspicion of murder. He is in custody at a North London police station.

Previously two men who were arrested at the scene have been released with no further action due to be taken.

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