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Fourth arrest made in George Rogers murder probe

The pensioner was stabbed to death in a block of flats in Ponders End on 1st March

Met Police

Detectives investigating the murder of George Eric Rogers in Enfield have made a fourth arrest.

The 32-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder on Thursday, 28th March. He remains in custody at a North London police station.

An investigation was launched after officers were called to reports of a man found injured in Lockhart Close at 7.21pm on Friday, 1st March.

Despite the efforts of the emergency services, the 66-year-old died at the scene. His next of kin continue to be supported by family liaison officers.

A post-mortem examination carried out on Monday, 4th March confirmed he died as a result of sharp force trauma to the neck.

Two other people have been charged as part of the same investigation.

Ellie Ackhurst, aged 30, and Anthony Elliott, aged 42, both of no fixed address, have been charged with murder.

Ackhurst and Elliott appeared at Highbury Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday, 5th March. They were remanded in custody and will next appear at the Old Bailey on Thursday, 23rd May.

Another woman, who was arrested on Tuesday, 5th March on suspicion of murder, was released with no further action taken against her.

The investigation continues and information can be shared directly with the investigation team here: https://mipp.police.uk/operation/01MPS24W20-PO1


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