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CBBC actor death: Murder charge in Carl Beatson Asiedu stabbing case

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Image caption Carl Beatson Asiedu was stabbed in the heart

A man suspected of fatally stabbing a TV actor and fleeing to Nigeria has been charged with murder.

Jeffrey Okafor, 23, was wanted in connection with the death of Carl Beatson Asiedu. He was arrested by detectives at Heathrow Airport.

Mr Asiedu, 19, who appeared in CBBC's MI High, was stabbed in the heart near Club Life in Vauxhall in 2009.

Mr Okafor is currently in custody and is due before Croydon Magistrates' Court on Friday.

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