A 16-year-old boy from Wandsworth will appear in court today accused of the murder of a man in Battersea last week.

Police were called to Charlotte Despard Avenue shortly after 4:30pm on Saturday, May 25.

Officers attended and found a 46-year-old man suffering a head injury before being carted away by paramedics to hospital.

Sadly, he died in hospital on Tuesday, May 28.

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The teenager was arrested in connection with the man’s death on Wednesday, May 29, and was charged yesterday.

He will appear at Wimbledon Magistrates’ Court today.

Yesterday, officers also arrested a 19-year-old man on suspicion of murder after he presented himself to officers at a south west London police station.

The victim has been named as Brazilian national and martial arts teacher, Iderval da Silva, aged 46.

A post-mortem examination will be held in due course.

The murder investigation led by detectives from the Homicide and Major Crime Command continues.