Twelfth Marcus Innocent murder suspect to appear in court

Twelfth Marcus Innocent murder suspect to appear in court

Forensics at the scene of the shooting on Lord Warwick Street, Woolwich, last November

Marcus Innocent was gunned down in Woolwich last year

First published in News News Shopper: Photograph of the Author by , Chief reporter covering Croydon

A TWELFTH man has been charged by detectives investigating the murder of Marcus Innocent who was gunned down in Woolwich last year.

Twenty-year-old Jordan Johns-McKenna, from Blackheath, is due to appear at Bromley Magistrates’ Court today (May 4) to answer a murder charge.

Mr Innocent was shot in Lord Warwick Street at around 6.20pm last November 19.

Prior to the attack a group of between 15 to 20 people – described as black and white individuals – were seen hanging around a group of shops in Kingsman Street at the junction with Lord Warwick Street.

Detectives believe the 35-year-old victim was set upon by one person from this group, before more joined in and then he was shot.

Members of the group were then seen running down Lord Warwick Street towards Frances Street while others drove off in cars parked at the back of the shops in Lord Warwick Street.

A post-mortem examination at Greenwich Mortuary the following day gave Mr Innocent’s cause of death as a gunshot wound to the stomach area.

Eleven men have also been charged with the murder of Marcus Innocent.

They are:

Daniel Burgess, aged 32, of Weardale Avenue, Dartford; Perry Lee Sutton, aged 24, of Green Street Green Road, Dartford, who has also been charged with possession of a self loading pump action smooth bore gun.

Richard and Jack Brennan, aged 28 and 21, from the Greenwich area, along with their 22-year-old brother Patrick. Raffael Scialo, aged 24, from Greenwich; Nineteen-year-old John Kiddle from Eltham.

Dervis Bayram, aged 23, from Kidbrooke; Kelie-Ray Birch, aged 19, of Maple Tree Place, Corelli Road, Kidbrooke; 20-year-old Jack Humphry, of Kirkside Road, Westcombe Park; and Abdirizak Ibrahim Abdi, aged 24, from Kidbrooke.

These 11 have all been remanded in custody to appear at the Old Bailey for a hearing on June 7, a provisional trial date is fixed for September 23.

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