Five charged with murder of Thomas Cudjoe

Five men have been charged with the murder of Thomas Cudjoe in Ilford.

Mr Cudjoe, 29, died of stab wounds to the chest and legs in Ley Street on Saturday.

Police have charged Asher Johnson, 24, and Lewis Johnson, 21, both of Bellamy Close, E14; Courtney Mitchell, 22, of Clandon Road, Ilford; Jerome Green, 23, of Ashgrove Road, Ilford, and Reece Garwood, 20, of Overton Drive, Romford.

All five have also been charged with possession of an offensive weapon.

They are due to appear at Redbridge Magistrates’ Court this morning.