Via BBC News
A man who was stabbed to death at a shopping centre yards from the Olympic Park has been named by police.
Liam Woodards, 24, was knifed during a fight at Westfield in Stratford, east London, on Friday afternoon.
Police were questioning five men aged 20 to 23 over the death but have since released one, aged 23, with a caution for affray and no further action.
Scotland Yard said two other men suffered minor injuries in the incident. Continue Reading….
When I heard about this incident on Friday I was furious and just shook my head in disgust (I am still furious).
I initially thought it was your usual suspects involved, mindless teenagers who had nothing better to do but brawl in busy Westfield at 4.30pm in front of terrified shoppers, resulting in one death over some BS. But it turns out the individuals involved were grown men in their twenties.
Rest In Peace Liam Woodards
UPDATE: Nine men have now been charged over the death of Liam Woodards.
It has been reported that Michael Alvaranga, 23, of Leytonstone and Javin Righbie, 22, of Stratford, are due to appear at Barkingside Magistrates’ Court later today.
Jerome McLeish, 20, of Victoria Docks is to appear at Thames Magistrates’ Court along with Jason Vaughan, 24, Tony Caton, 21, and Danny Caton, 23, who are all from Stratford.
Plaistow residents Rhys Regisford, 20, Emmanuel Oloyede, 19, and Michael Ndefo, 21, will also appear at the court.
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