Emeka Dawuda-Wodu Wiki, Biography, Age, Family, Charged, Arrested

Who is Emeka Dawuda-Wodu? Wiki, Biography, Age, Family, Charged, Arrested, Incident Detail

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Emeka Dawuda-Wodu has been charged with the murder of a ‘brilliant’ jazz trumpeter who was stabbed 20 times before his arms and legs were removed.

The head and torso of William Algar, 53, was discovered wrapped up in sheets with both his arms and legs missing in his flat in Barnes, southwest London, on January 3.

A post-mortem examination found he died from a wound to the chest.

Emeka Dawuda-Wodu

Emeka Dawuda-Wodu is 19 years old.

Who was William Algar? Wiki, Biography, Age, Family, Found Dead, Killer Arrested, Incident Detail, Investigation

Emeka Dawuda-Wodu Charged and Arrested

A 19-year-old has been charged with the murder of a ‘brilliant’ jazz trumpeter who was stabbed 20 times before his arms and legs were removed.

The head and torso of William Algar, 53, was discovered wrapped up in sheets with both his arms and legs missing in his flat in Barnes, southwest London, on January 3.

A post-mortem examination found he died from a wound to the chest.

Police later found human remains, thought to be part of Mr. Algar’s body, seven miles away near Edgar Road, close to Hounslow Heath.

Emeka Dawuda-Wodu, 19, has been charged with Mr. Algar’s murder. Dawuda-Wodu, of no fixed address, had previously been charged with perverting the course of justice.

Janaya Lucia, 18, had a charge of murder discontinued at court and is charged with perverting the course of justice amid accusations that he helped dispose of the body.

His identity was previously protected by court order – but this was waved when he turned 18. Lucia, of Earl’s Court, London, remains in custody.

Mark Harding, 44, of Isleworth, and Simon Emmons, 40, of no fixed address, both face a charge of perverting the course of justice. Harding and Emmons also remain in custody.

A 17-year-old boy was arrested on June 3 on suspicion of murder and has been released under investigation.

A 19-year-old man was arrested on January 31 on suspicion of murder and preventing the lawful burial of a body. He was released under investigation pending further inquiries.

Detectives continue to appeal for information and are especially keen to hear from anyone who had contact with Mr. Algar in December last year.

Who was William Algar

Mr. Algar was known to friends and family as ‘Blaise’ and speaking after his death his grieving relatives said in a tribute: ‘We are utterly horrified to lose our son, brother, brother-in-law, uncle, a friend in such tragic circumstances.

‘William Algar, also known as Blaise, was an incredibly talented musician and a gentleman. He was a brilliant jazz trumpeter and his playing brought joy to so many people.

‘He was also a very vulnerable man.

‘We hope that someone, anyone, can provide vital information to ensure those responsible for his death are brought to justice as swiftly as possible.’

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