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Ilford stabbing: Murder charge over Ché Morrison death

Ché Morrison Image copyright Met Police
Image caption Ché Morrison's family said he was "loved by all who knew him"

A man has appeared in court charged with murder after another man was stabbed to death outside a train station in east London.

Ché Morrison, 20, was attacked on Cranbrook Road, outside Ilford station, on 26 February.

Florent Okende, of Eastern Avenue, Redbridge, appeared at Croydon Magistrates' Court earlier.

Mr Okende, 20, was remanded in custody to appear at the Old Bailey on Wednesday.

He has been charged with murder, possession of a pointed or bladed article and possession of cannabis.

Mr Morrison's family described him as a "very ambitious young man" who had "many aspirations for his future".

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Image caption Ché Morrison was the fifth person in nine days to be stabbed to death in the capital

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