A MAN has been charged with the murder of a young dad which is believed to have taken place in Thornton Heath.
Colin McSweeny, 58, of Parry Road, South Norwood, has been charged with the murder of Shaun McSweeny, 24, after a body was found in the back of a car near the River Thames.
The Advertiser understands Colin McSweeny is the foster father of Shaun McSweeny.
Mr McSweeny was found with head injuries in Evelyn Street, near Deptford Wharf, shortly before 3am on Friday (November 21) morning and was pronounced dead at the scene.
Mr McSweeny had a young daughter who he looked after and it is believed he went to school in Caterham.
Colin McSweeny is due to appear before Bromley Magistrates' Court on Saturday morning.