Afyon Saint-Hilaire murder cops arrest sixth suspect

Afyon Saint-Hilaire was murdered last Sunday

Police have arrested a sixth man in connection with the murder of Afyon Saint-Hilaire

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A sixth man has been arrested over the murder of Afyon Saint-Hilaire who died after being stabbed and crashing his car.

Mr Saint-Hilaire was found having crashed a car in Coniston Road, Downham, last Sunday following reports of a fight outside McDonald’s in nearby Old Bromley Road.

He later died at the scene.

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

The sixth suspect, aged 19, was arrested at an address in Thornton Heath at about 8pm yesterday on suspicion of murder.

He is in custody at a south London police station.

Croydon Guardian:

Five men have been charged with the killing.

Vishal Deowram, 18, of Wharfedale Gardens, Thornton Heath, was arrested on Wednesday and charged with murder.

He was remanded in custody to appear before Bromley Magistrates' Court.

Marcus El-Alfy, 18, from Bromley, Lance Slowley, 23, of Broughton Road, Thornton Heath, and Jordache Smith-Challis, 19, from West Norwood, all appeared at Bromley Magistrates' Court on Wednesday.

They have been remanded in custody and their next court date is not yet known.

These four men have also been charged with conspiracy to rob.

A fifth man, Mickyle Bromfield, 23, of no fixed abode, appeared at Bromley Magistrates' Court on Tuesday 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.

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