THE daughters of a man stabbed to death in Selsdon Park Road last week have paid tribute to "the most loving person you could ever meet". The victim has now been formally identified as Andrew Else, 52, of Woodpecker Mount, Pixton Way, Selsdon. The Advertiser understands he was knifed around 100 times in a frenzied attack at about 10.30pm last Thursday (April 24). It is thought Mr Else was walking to his home when he was attacked opposite John Ruskin College. His three daughters today said in a statement: "If you weren't lucky enough to know our dad, he was funny, clever, caring and the most loving person you could ever meet. "He always put everybody else before him, and would have done anything for anyone, family or not. "We want to do this just so people know the truth and have heard it from us. All we can do now is fight for justice and that is what we will do." Police were called at around 10.30pm to reports of a man stabbed. Police officers, London Ambulance Service attended but Mr Else was pronounced dead at the scene. A post-mortem examination tool place on Friday, April 25, at Croydon Mortuary and gave cause of death as multiple stab wounds. Ephraim Norman, 23, of Kensington Avenue, has been charged with murder, in connection with Mr Else's death. He appeared at the Old Bailey on Tuesday and spoke only to answer his name. He was remanded in custody until August 1, when he is due to enter a plea to the charge of murder. A trial is scheduled for October 6. For more on this story, see tomorrow's Croydon Advertiser.
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