Jordan Ajobo stabbing: 21-year-old man in court charged with murder

Adetokunbo Jordan Ajobo. Picture: Metropolitan Police

Adetokunbo Jordan Ajobo. Picture: Metropolitan Police - Credit: Metropolitan Police

A man has appeared in court charged with murdering a 21-year-old in North Woolwich.

Adetokunbo Jordan Ajobo, known as Jordan, was found suffering from stab wounds in Pier Road shortly after 8pm on November 8.

He was rushed to hospital but pronounced dead barely an hour and a half later.

Marvin Simos, 21, of Claremont Close, appeared in custody at Thames Magistrates’ Court earlier today charged with Jordan’s murder.

He had been arrested in Leeds on Wednesday and charged the following day.

Simos is the third man arrested in connection to the investigation, following a further two 21-year-old men, one of whom was arrested on suspicion of murder and later bailed to a date in mid-December.

The other was arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender and released under investigation.

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Simos was remanded in custody to appear at the Old Bailey on Tuesday.