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Man is charged with torso murder
Marvin Gentles
Mr Gentles had been living with his sister
A man has been charged with murdering a Jamaican national whose torso was found in a canal in north London.

Abdul Aziz El-Gharras, 30, from Lisson Grove, north-west London, was due before Horseferry Magistrates on Monday, charged with arson and murder.

He is suspected of killing 28-year-old Marvin Gentles, known as Face, whose torso was found in a shopping bag in Regents Canal on 24 June.

Mr Gentles had been living with his sister in Northolt, north-west London.

Police said he moved to the UK in 2001. He was last seen alive on Tuesday 21 June.




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