A man’s due in court later charged with four murders in Barking.
40 year old Stephen Port, from Cooke Street, is also accuseed of four counts of administering poison.
The charges relate to the deaths of:
- Anthony Patrick Walgate, 23, from Barnet, who was pronounced dead on Cooke Street, Barking on 19 June 2014.
- Gabriel Kovari, 22, from Lewisham, whose body was found near the churchyard of St Margaret’s Church, North Street, Barking on 28 August 2014.
- Daniel Whitworth, 21, from Gravesend, Kent, whose body was found near the churchyard of St Margaret’s Church, North Street, Barking on 20 September 2014.
- Jack Taylor, 25, from Dagenham, whose body was found near the Abbey Ruins close to North Street, Barking on Monday, 14 September.
Port will appear in custody at Barkingside Magistrates’ Court tlater today (Monday, 19 October.)