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Man charged on suspicion of murdering 61-year-old found collapsed in Romford

PUBLISHED: 14:45 14 December 2016 | UPDATED: 15:14 14 December 2016

Police are appealing to the public to help with their investigation. Picture Met Police.

Police are appealing to the public to help with their investigation. Picture Met Police.

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A man has been charged with murder after a 61-year-old collapsed on a street in March.

Richard Laurent, 46, of no fixed abode, was charged yesterday (Tuesday) with the murder of 61-year-old Derek Bailey.

Mr Bailey was found in Maple Street, Romford, at 6.40am on March 17 by a member of the public.

He was taken to Queen’s Hospital, in Rom Valley Way, by ambulance but died at 8.40am.

Laurent will appear at Barkingside Magistrates’ Court on Friday.

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