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Police confirm man stabbed to death in Selsdon was Andrew David Else of Croydon

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POLICE have released the name of the 52-year-old man who died after being stabbed in Selsdon Park Road, Selsdon on Thursday. A spokesman for the Met said this afternoon (Saturday) they believe the victim to be Andrew David Else of Croydon, although he said formal identification had yet to take place. He added no further information about Mr Else was being released at this stage. Earlier today Ephraim Norman, 23, of Thornton Heath appeared at Camberwell Green Magistrates court charged with murder. He was remanded in custody to appear at the Old Bailey on Tuesday. Norman was arrested at the scene in Selsdon Park Road and police have said they are not actively seeking anyone else in connection with the incident. Officers have also said there is nothing to suggest the victim and the suspect knew each other. Police were called to the scene at around 10.30pm on Thursday after the reports of a stabbing and the incident was also attended by the London Ambulance Service and the Air Ambulance. Mr Else, was pronounced dead at the scene, despite efforts by paramedics to revive him. A post mortem which took place yesterday (Friday) revealed Mr Else had died from multiple stab wounds. The Homicide and Major Crime Command is investigating and an incident room has opened under Detective Chief Inspector Graeme Gwyn. A 50-year-old woman who lives opposite the scene told the Advertiser: "They [the paramedics] worked on him for ages. "I watched out of my bedroom window and it was really shocking." Anyone with information that may assist police should contact the incident room on 0208 721 4805 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Police confirm man stabbed to death in Selsdon was Andrew David Else of Croydon


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