Mitcham Man To Appear At Old Bailey On Daniel Young Murder Charge

He is also charged with GBH after earlier incident

A man charged with the murder of lecturer Daniel Young as well as causing grievous bodily harm in a separate incident will appear at the Old Bailey on Monday (February 1).

Mark Loveridge, aged 37, of Borough Road, Mitcham, appeared before Bromley Magistrates via video link from Belmarsh Prison on Friday (January 29).

As well as the murder of Mr Young, he was also charged with causing grievous bodily harm after an earlier incident in Lewis Road, Mitcham, where Kamil Bulat, 23, suffered stab wounds to his buttocks. He suffered non-life threatening injuries.

Police had been called by the London Ambulance Service to reports of an injured man at 8.07am on Tuesday January 19. An air ambulance attended the scene, but Mr Young (pictured below) was pronounced dead.

His last moments were seen on CCTV images showing as he walked to Morden tube station on the way to work.

He was heading for his second day in a new job as a teaching fellow at Coventry University's London campus. He previously been the General Manager of the Antoinette Hotel in Wimbledon Broadway for many years.

Police have also been investigating an earlier incident at 7.25am in Lewis Road, Mitcham, where a 23-year-old man suffered stab wounds to his buttocks. He suffered non-life threatening injuries and remains in hospital.

A post-mortem examination at St George’s Hospital has found the cause of Mr Young's death to be a stab wound. Police are not discussing where on the body this was.

On Tuesday, 19 January a 26-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of wasting police time and suspicion of murder. He was subsequently bailed to return on a date in early March pending further enquiries.

On Thursday, 21 January a 35-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder. He was taken to a south London police station and subsequently bailed to return in late February pending further enquiries

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the incident room on 0208 721 4961 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 FREE.

January 30, 2016