Dalston man Oguzhan Altun charged with Walthamstow stabbing murder

PUBLISHED: 10:51 23 December 2019 | UPDATED: 10:51 23 December 2019

Dalston man Oguzhan Altun has been charged with murder.

Dalston man Oguzhan Altun has been charged with murder.


A Dalston man has been charged with murdering a 24-year-old in Walthamstow.

Oguzhan Altun, 29, of Dalston Square is set to appear at Thames Magistrates' Court on Monday accused of fatally stabbing Michael Paul Baptista on Thursday evening.

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Police were called to Bromley Road at 7.15pm and found Mr Baptista with fatal injuries. He died at the scene and a post-mortem examination on Friday gave the cause of death as stab injuries.

Det Insp Joanna Yorke of Specialist Crime said: "I am grateful to members of the community who have come forward to assist our investigation into this murder, which is not being treated as gang-related.

"Specially trained officers are supporting Mr Baptista's family."

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