A 23-year-old man from Thornton Heath will be appearing in court today charged with murder after a man was stabbed to death in Downham.

Lance Slowley, of Broughton Road, Thornton Heath, will appear at Bromley Magistrates Court alongside 19-year-old Jordache Smith-Challis, from West Norwood, and Marcus El-Alfy, 18, from Bromley.

As well as murder all three men have also been charged with conspiracy to rob.

The victim has been named locally as Afyon Saint-Hilaire.

He was found having crashed a car on Sunday following reports of a fight outside McDonald’s in Old Bromley Road, Downham.

The 22-year-old died at the scene. 

A post-mortem examination gave his cause of death as shock, hemorrhage and a stab wound to the leg.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the police on 020 8721 4805 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

A fourth man, Mickyle Bromfield, 23, of no fixed abode, appeared at Bromley Magistrates' Court yesterday charged with possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life.

He was remanded in custody to appear at Croydon Crown Court on July 29.