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Man, 45, charged with Brixton street murder

Atlantic Road, Brixton Image copyright Google
Image caption Andrew Thompson from Kennington, south London, was attacked in Atlantic Road in Brixton

A 45-year-old man has been charged with the murder of a man who was stabbed to death in a south-west London street.

Andrew Thompson, from Kennington, was attacked in Atlantic Road in Brixton at 12:50 BST on Friday.

The 30-year-old was taken to a south London hospital but died soon after. A post-mortem examination found he died from a stab wound to the chest.

The man who has been charged with murder will appear at Hendon Magistrates' Court on Monday.

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