Man in court over Fulham pensioner stabbing

14:59 16 November 2012

Joseph Griffiths died of stab wounds. Picture: Met Police

Joseph Griffiths died of stab wounds. Picture: Met Police


A man has been remanded in custody in connection with the killing of a pensioner in Fulham.

Arron De Silva, 20, appeared at Westminster Magistrates’ Court today charged with murder and aggravated burglary following an incident in Hazlebury Road on November 10.

Retired businessman Joseph Griffiths, 73, was found fatally stabbed in what is believed to have been his own home.

De Silva, of Warwick Road, was remanded in custody to appear at the Old Bailey for a plea and case management on February 22, a court officer confirmed.

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