Cranham teen charged with murdering 34-year-old South Ockendon man

PUBLISHED: 08:09 18 September 2017 | UPDATED: 08:09 18 September 2017

Basildon Magistrates Court. Photo: Google Maps.

Basildon Magistrates Court. Photo: Google Maps.


A Cranham teenager will appear in court today charged with murdering a 34-year-old man in South Ockendon last month.

Zakaria Lahrar, 19, of Dee Close, has been charged with murder and aggravated burglary.

Police received reports that a man had suffered serious knife injuries at a property in Eden Green, South Ockendon, at around 1pm on Monday, August 21.

They called paramedics who took the victim, Daniel Adger, to hospital, but he was pronounced dead upon arrival.

Mr Lahrar has been remanded in custody and will appear at Basildon Magistrates’ Court later today.

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