Pub death: Man remains in custody

A MURDER suspect accused of stabbing a man to death in Plaistow’s Greengate pub appeared at the Old Bailey today.

Homeless Brian Atkinson, 25, is charged with killing 26-year-old Kevlin Eurie, from East Ham, in the early hours of October 16, at the Baking Road pub.

Atkinson’s arrest follows a police alert at 4.50am. A post-mortem later gave the cause of death as stab wound to the abdomen.

Atkinson was remanded in custody until January 31 next year.