Search

Man in court after fatal shooting of Brenton Roper in Bromley-by-Bow

PUBLISHED: 17:12 08 September 2017 | UPDATED: 17:21 08 September 2017

Tributes to Brenton Roper, shot in Eagling Close. Pictures: Met Police [inset]/Mike Brooke

Tributes to Brenton Roper, shot in Eagling Close. Pictures: Met Police [inset]/Mike Brooke

Mike Brooke

A fourth man has appeared in court today following the fatal shooting of 41-year-old Brenton Roper outside his home in Bromley-by-Bow in May.

The spot where Brenton Roper was shot. Picture: Mike Brooke The spot where Brenton Roper was shot. Picture: Mike Brooke

Shah Mohammed Rahman, 27, from Longbridge Road in Dagenham, appeared at Thames Magistrates’ Court charged with Brenton’s murder in Eagling Close on May 13.

Three others previously charged with the murder, all aged 27, are due to appear in custody at the Old Bailey next Thursday.

They are Mohammed Shaid from Arrow Road in Bromley-by-Bow, Monzur Ahmed from Whitethorn Street in Mile End and Foyzur Rahman from Beveridge Mews in Stepney.

A 26-year-old man previously arrested by detectives from the Met’s Homicide and Major Crime Command in July on suspicion of murder was arrested a second time this week on suspicion of possession of cannabis, together with a 26-year-old on suspicion of assisting an offender. Both have been released under investigation.

A 54-year-old arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender has also been released under investigation. Two teenagers arrested on May 13 on suspicion of murder have since been released with no further action.

Brenton died outside a neighbour’s house just 30 yards from his home in the quiet cul-de-sac off Campbell Road.

Latest East London News Stories

Yesterday, 18:04

The Royal London Hospital have opened two dementia friendly tea rooms to help patients with recovery.

Yesterday, 17:00

The chief executive of a secular pressure group has backed under-fire inner north London senior coroner Mary Hassell, saying “religion shouldn’t be a trump card.”

Yesterday, 16:55

People who have gone through mental illness are telling their story at a Whitechapel employment event about their “journey back into work”.

Yesterday, 13:47

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan could hand the Met a £110 million funding boost for next year if his 2018/19 budget is approved by the London Assembly.

Yesterday, 13:29

A drug dealer from Bethnal Green who was caught with cannabis, crack cocaine and heroin at a train station has been jailed for 40 months.

Yesterday, 10:38

A woman’s body was found in Shadwell Basin yesterday morning.

Yesterday, 07:00

The official speaker of Tower Hamlets Council is dropping in to see how sports projects at two schools can cut truancy and improve behaviour and learning.

Wed, 15:44

A new arts and culture ‘zone’ has been added to the London Jobs Fair which is coming to east London for the first time next week.

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Most read news

Show Job Lists

Competitions

Having a brand new kitchen is something that lots of people want but can only dream of. Sadly keeping up to date and making our living spaces as nice as they can be is a costly and incredibly stressful business. Even a fresh coat of paint makes all the difference but isn’t easy or quick.

Who wouldn’t love the chance to go on a shopping spree. Imagine being able to walk into a shop and choose whatever your heart desires without having to worry about how much it costs.

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Docklands and East London Advertiser
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now