Four appear at Old Bailey over fatal Liam Hamilton stabbing in Poplar

Liam Hamilton, who was stabbed to death in Poplar

Liam Hamilton, who was stabbed to death in Poplar - Credit: Archant

Four men charged in connection with the fatal stabbing of Liam Hamilton appeared at the Old Bailey today.

Three of the men are charged with murder and violent disorder after Mr Hamilton was stabbed to death at around 10pm on Friday at the junction between Poplar High Street and Simpson’s Road, Poplar.

They are Noel Hamilton, 35, of Manchester Road, Cubbitt Town, Isle of Dogs; Thomas Hamilton, 36, of Poplar High Street, and Paul Hamilton, 29, of Woodstock Terrace, Poplar.

All three were remanded in custody following the hearing on Thursday.

The fourth man, James Hamilton, 27, of Winchester House, New Festival Avenue, Poplar, is just charged with violent disorder. He also appeared in court, but was released on bail.

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All four defendants will return to the Old Bailey for a plea and case management hearing on October 18.

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