Southall fire: Two charged with murder after man dies

06:12 25 February 2013

Two people have been charged with murder after a man injured in a fire at a Southall car workshop died.

The fire broke out on Friday just before 9.14pm at the premises in Dilloway Industrial Estate, The Green.

Two men were taken to hospital.

One of them, 34-year-old Benedykt Nowak, has died.

Police have charged Jakub Ostrowski, 36, of Harvard Road, Isleworth and Mariusz Florowski, 38, of Hick Avenue, Greenford, with Mr Nowak’s murder.

The pair have also been charged with the attempted murder of a 26-year-old man also injured in the fire.

Ostrowski and Florowski are due to appear in custody at Ealing Magistrates’ Court today.

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