Hackney teen charged with murder

Jerome Scott

Jerome Scott - Credit: Archant

Detectives investigating the death of a man at a home in Morning Lane, Hackney Central on Sunday morning, have charged a teenager with murder.

Chevaughn Chin, 18 of Morning Lane, was charged on Tuesday with the murder of Jerome Scott, 39, of Blyth Road, Leyton.

A post-mortem carried out on Monday at Poplar Mortuary gave the cause of death as a stab wound to the chest.

Chin was due to appear in custody at Thames Magistrates’ Court this morning.

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