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Man charged with murder of Shaun McSweeny after body found in car

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Image caption The man was arrested near Deptford Wharf in the early hours of Friday morning

A man has been charged with murder after a body was found in the back of a car near the River Thames.

Colin McSweeny, 58, of Parry Road, Thornton Heath, has been charged with murdering 24-year-old Shaun McSweeny, who was found with head injuries.

Mr McSweeny is due to appear before Bromley Magistrates' Court on Saturday.

Scotland Yard said a man was arrested near Deptford Wharf on Friday morning after police were alerted to a man acting suspiciously.

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