Man, 31, charged with Walthamstow street stabbing

A man has been charged with the murder of a man who died after being stabbed in an east London street.

Winston Brown, 33, of no fixed address, was stabbed in Brunel Road, Walthamstow, at about 0800 BST on Friday.

He was taken to an east London hospital but died shortly afterwards from a stab wound to the chest.

Anthony Townsend, 31, of Wellstead Road, East Ham, will appear at Waltham Forest Magistrates Court on Tuesday.

A 39-year-old woman and a 43-year-old man who were arrested near the scene have been released with no further action taken.

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