Nine charged following Westfield stabbing
Police have charged nine people following the death of a man at the Westfield Shopping Centre at Stratford.
Liam Woodards, 24, of Stratford, pictured, was stabbed and killed after a fight broke out on Friday.
Three men who were originally arrested in connection with the investigation and a further six men who were detained over the weekend have been charged with violent disorder, say Met Police.
Michael Alvaranga, 23, of Leytonstone and Javin Righbie, 22, of Stratford, are due to appear at Barkingside Magistrates' Court today.
Jerome McLeish, 20, of Victoria Docks is to appear at Thames Magistrates' Court with Jason Vaughan, 24, Tony Caton, 21, and Danny Caton, 23, all from Stratford. They will appear with Rhys Regisford, 20, Emmanuel Oloyede, 19, and Michael Ndefo, 21, all from Plaistow.
Woodards was pronounced dead at the scene of the attack, which happened in a busy area of the shopping centre called The Street. A post mortem examination later revealed he died from a stab wound.
Anyone who can assist should call the incident room on 0208 345 3775 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.