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Murray Thompson disappearance: fourth man charged

Murray Thompson
Image caption Murray Thompson was last seen on 20 April 2010 in the Watford area

A fourth man has been charged in connection with the disappearance of Murray Thompson from Hertfordshire, who has been missing for over a year.

Shafakat Ali Khan, 32, of Rose Gardens, Watford has been charged with perverting the course of justice.

He has been released on conditional bail and is due to appear at Hemel Hempstead Magistrates' Court on 6 June.

Mr Thompson, of St Albans, was 34 when he was last seen on 20 April 2010, in the Watford area.

James Evans, 22, of Bushey Mill Lane, Watford has been charged with murder, perverting the course of justice, preventing a lawful burial and three counts of producing cannabis. He has been remanded in custody.

Lee Sullivan, 46, of Hudson Close, Watford has been charged with perverting the course of justice, conspiracy to produce cannabis and four offences of intimidation of a witness.

Amit Agar, 31, of Parkfield, Chorleywood was charged with perverting the course of justice, conspiracy to produce cannabis and intimidation of a witness.

Hertfordshire Police are appealing for anyone with any information about Mr Thompson's disappearance or who knows where his body is to contact them.

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