Sven Badzak: Man, 20, charged with murder of aspiring lawyer

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Sven Badzak: Man, 20, charged with murder of aspiring lawyer

Officers continue to appeal for information surrounding the stabbing of Sven Badzak, while a man has been charged with his murder

Sven Badzak, image: Met Police
Sven Badzak, image: Met Police

A man has been charged with the murder of aspiring lawyer, Sven Badzak.

The 22-year-old was stabbed to death in Kilburn on 6 February. 

Rashid Gedel, 20, of Fenman Gardens in Goodmayes, Ilford is charged with murdering Sven, and was remanded in custody to appear at Barkingside Magistrates’ Court today.

Sven, whose father is Jewish, had been buying orange juice and bagels before the attack on Willesden Lane, according to his mother, Jasna.

He was educated at Wetherby and Portland Place schools before attending Roehampton University, studying sociology.

Officers continue to appeal for information, asking those with information to call 101 or tweet @MetCC quoting CAD 5580/06Feb.

The independent charity Crimestoppers can also be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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