Ilford stabbing: Three charged after father-of-four Lee Baxter was knifed to death in east London

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  • October 24, 2020
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Three men have been charged with murder after a father-of-four was fatally stabbed in east London.

Lee Baxter was stabbed to death on October 9 just before 9.30pm in Southdown Crescent, Newbury Park.

Officers battled to save him but the 34-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene. A post-mortem examination found he died from “multiple stab wounds”.

Syd Gross, 20 from Ilford and Jermaine Forrester, 23, from Ilford were arrested on Wednesday and charged on Saturday.

Ryan Graham, 25, also from Ilford was arrested on Thursday and charged on Saturday.

All three appeared at Thames Magistrates’ Court on Saturday where they were remanded in custody.

They are due to appear for a preliminary hearing at the Old Bailey on October 27.