Man charged over Whitechapel hostel murder

A man has been charged with the murder of a man whose stabbed body was discovered at an east London hostel.

Gary Briscoe's body was found at a building in Code Street, Whitechapel, on 21 June.

On 23 June, the Metropolitan Police appealed to the public to help trace Mehretab Zemicael, of Whitechapel, with his murder.

He was arrested on Tuesday and is due to appear at Thames Magistrates' Court on Thursday, charged with the murder.

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