Two face murder charges following Streatham house fire

Submitted by daniel on updated Tue, 05/03/2024 - 19:31



Two face murder charges following Streatham house fire - South London News


A man and a woman will appear in Bromley Magistrates’ Court today (Wednesday) charged with murder.

Mayara Loiola Ataide, 34, and Gevaldo Tavares Dos Santos, 46, both of no fixed address, were charged with murder on Wednesday.

They were also charged with two counts of arson with intent to endanger life.

Police launched an investigation after being called to the multi-occupancy house in Glenister Park Road, Streatham, by the London Fire Brigade, shortly after 7pm on Sunday.

A 49-year-old man was found dead inside the property. His next of kin have been informed and are being supported by family liaison officers.

Anyone who can help the investigation is asked to call 101 quoting CAD 5631/25Feb.

Information can also be provided anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555 111.

Pictured top: Bromley Magistrates’ Court (Pic: Google Street View)