Second man charged with murder following Stepney death

A second man has been charged with the murder of a 24-year-old in Stepney.

Jonathan Joseph-Bell, 24, of Dock Street, Stepney is accused of killing Kowshar Hussain on April 2.

He appeared in custody at Woolwich magistrates’ court today.

Mr Kowshar died of stab injuries.

Liam Whitnell, 27, of Stifford House, Stepney Way appeared in custody at Camberwell Green magistrates’ court on Wednesday charged with the murder.

He was remanded in custody to appear at the Old Bailey.

Another 26-year-old man has been bailed, pending further enquiries, to a date in May.

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Two men in their 20s also remain in custody at south London police stations.