New arrest in Roehampton murder investigation

Martin Thomas was found murdered in his home in Roehampton

Martin Thomas was found murdered in his home in Roehampton

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Detectives investigating the murder of Martin Thomas have made a further arrest today.

A 20-year-old man, from Roehampton, has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is currently in custody at a south London police station.

Mr Thomas, a 39-year-old aspiring mechanic, died after being stabbed at his home in Huntingfield Road, on Tuesday, April 22.

Two teenage boys have been charged with his murder.

A 13-year-old appeared at the Old Bailey on Wednesday accused of murder. He has been remanded in custody.

A 15-year-old also appeared at the Old Bailey on April 29, accused of murder.

Both have been remanded to appear at the Old Bailey on August 4.

Mr Thomas’ family, from Jamaica and the US, paid tribute to him and described him as humble and ambitious.

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