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Man charged with murder over Plumstead assault

Detectives investigating the death of a 23-year-old man in south-east London have charged a man with murder.

The victim was found with head injuries at a property in Bannockburn Road, Plumstead, on Friday and died in hospital two days later.

Post-mortem tests gave the cause of death as blunt trauma to the head. His identity has not yet been released.

Maulin Patel, 28, of Bannockburn Road, is due to appear at Woolwich Magistrates' Court on Tuesday.

Seven other people arrested over the death have been released on bail.

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