London crime: Two charged with murder after a 26-year-old man was stabbed to death in east London

Two men have been charged with murder after a stabbing in Woolwich.

Emmanuel Ogabi, 26, was stabbed to death on October 21.

Police were called at 7:48 a.m. to a man who collapsed on the street on Sandy Hill Road.

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Emmanuel was pronounced dead at the scene and an autopsy showed the cause of death was a single stab wound.

A homicide investigation was launched, led by Detective Chief Inspector Richard Leonard of Met’s Specialist Crime Command.



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On November 12, officers arrested Denzel Maposa, 23, of Bromley Gardens, Dunstable, and Onyema Olisa, 26, of Boone Street, Lewisham.

Both were charged with murder and appeared in custody in Bromley Magistrates’ Court on 13 November.

They were remanded in custody and will appear at Old Bailey today (Monday, November 15).

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the incident on 020 8721 4622. To remain completely anonymous, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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