Man charged with Forest Gate fire murder
PUBLISHED: 10:34 30 December 2015 | UPDATED: 17:25 04 January 2016
A man has been charged with murder following a fatal house fire on Christmas Day.
Tyrone Jacobs, 27, of Ramsay Road, Forest Gate, is set to appear at Barkingside Magistrates’ Court today.
He has also been charged with arson with intent to endanger life.
Harbhajan Singh Rooprai, 60, died in the Field Road fire, which started in the early hours of Friday morning.
A 32-year-old woman who was arrested on suspicion of murder has been released on bail.