Murder probe launched as man dies three days after attack that left him seriously ill
A MURDER probe has been launched after a man died from his injuries three days after an assault.
Met Police officers attended a residential property in Erwood Road, Charlton, SE7 at about 2:47pm on Wednesday November 22 following reports that a man and a woman had been assaulted.
On arrival officers found a 58-year-old man with injuries consistent with an assault. The 47-year-old woman had sustained minor injuries.
Whilst officers were arresting the two suspects, the male victim became seriously ill. Officers conducted first aid, before colleagues from London Ambulance Service arrived on scene.
The man was taken to hospital in a critical condition. Despite the best efforts of medical professionals, he sadly died as a result of his injuries on 25 November. His next of kin have been informed and will be supported by specialist officers.
A post-mortem examination will be arranged in due course.
Two men were arrested in connection with the incident. Radoslaw Brzezicki, 41, of Erwood Road, Charlton and Marius Bruzas, 49, of Longmoore Street, Westminster appeared at Bromley Magistrates’ Court on Friday, November 24, charged with causing grievous bodily harm with Intent in connection with the incident. Brzezicki was further charged with assault causing actual bodily harm on the female victim.
At court, Brzezicki was remanded in custody and Bruzas was given bail.
At this stage officers are treating this as an isolated incident. It is believed those involved are known to each other.
Enquiries are ongoing. Anyone with information or any witnesses yet to speak with police are asked to call 101, ref 6211/22nov.