Monday, April 14, 2014

Men remanded re Cumberland Hotel assault



A man charged with the attempted murder of three women at a central London hotel and two others charged with offences including handling stolen goods have been remanded in custody, Saturday, 12 April.


Philip Spence, 32, of no fixed abode was charged on 11 April with three counts of attempted murder and one count of aggravated burglary.

Thomas Efremi, 56, of Upper Handa Walk, N1 was charged with handling stolen goods and fraud by false representation.

James Moss, 33, of Hanley Road, N4 was charged with handling stolen goods

They have been remanded in custody to appear at Southwark Crown Court on Thursday, 17 April. 

A fourth person, Carly Baker - 31, of Hanley Road, N4 was charged with handling stolen goods

She has been bailed to appear at Westminster Magistrates' Court on Tuesday, 15 April.

All of those charged are British nationals.

A 34-year-old man has been bailed to return, pending further enquiries, on a date in May.

Three women were injured during the incident at the hotel. Victim 1 remains in a critical condition. Victims 2 and 3 remain in hospital, but neither is believed to be in a life-threatening condition. 

Enquiries continue.

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