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Train stabbing: Two charged in relation to Horsley murder

January 6, 2019 9:17 PM
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Train stabbing: Two charged in relation to Horsley murder

A MAN has been charged with the murder of a dad who was fatally stabbed in front of his son on a train.

Darren Shane Pencille, 35, was charged with the murder of Lee Pomeroy, 51, who was killed on a London-bound train from Guildford, Surrey on Friday afternoon. He was also charged with possession of an offensive weapon after being arrested at a flat on Saturday. A woman arrested at the same flat on Saturday has been charged with assisting an offender.

A British Transport Police spokesman said: “A man has today been charged with the murder of Lee Pomeroy, 51, following an investigation at Horsley station, Surrey.

“Darren Shane Pencille, 35, of Willbury Road, Farnham, has been charged with murder and possession of an offensive weapon in connection to a fatal incident on board a train from Guildford to London on 4 January.

“He has been remanded in custody and will appear at Staines Magistrates' Court tomorrow.

“Chelsea Mitchell, 27, of Willbury Road, Farnham, has also been charged with assisting an offender.

“She has been remanded in custody and will appear at Staines Magistrates' Court tomorrow.”

Mr Pomeroy, who lived in Guildford and owned an IT firm, was travelling with his 14-year-old son on Friday afternoon when he was attacked.

Source: express.co.uk

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