Man charged with the murder of Pinner shopkeeper.

A man has been charged with murder following the fatal stabbing of a shopkeeper in Marsh Road Pinner early on Sunday, 24th of March.

Alexander Stephen Gunn, aged 31 and of no fixed abode, was charged on Thursday, 4th April with the murder of 54-year-old Ravi Katharkamar.  He was also charged with robbery.

Gunn appeared  in custody at Willesden Magistrates’ Court on Friday, 5th April.   He had previously appeared at the same court on Monday, 1st April charged with burglary, theft from a motor vehicle, possession of an offensive weapon and driving whilst disqualified.

This arrest follows an investigation by detectives from the Homicide and Major Crime Command, Metropolitan Police.

We commend the Metropolitan Police in making this arrest, and our thoughts continue to be with the family and friends of Mr Katharkamar at this tragically sad time.