Man charged with Hackney murder

A man has been charged with the murder of a man in Hackney on Friday.

Lithuanian Giedruis Zinkeviucius, 38 from Pembury Close, Lower Clapton appeared in custody at Thames Magistrates on Monday charged with the murder of 40-year old Egidijus Ceplionis in the same road.

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

A 38-year-old woman who was also arrested in connection with the murder was released on Sunday.

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