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London man, 44, charged with murder of 87-year-old on mobility scooter | UK news

A 44-year-old man has been charged with the murder of 87-year-old Thomas O’Halloran on a mobility scooter in west London.

Lee Byer, of Southall, west London, will appear before magistrates on Friday over the killing of O’Halloran, who was stabbed in Greenford, west London, on Tuesday.

O’Halloran, originally from County Clare, in the west of Ireland, was a passionate musician and “very popular” in Greenford, often busking for charity. Footage on social media shows O’Halloran busking to raise money for Ukraine months before the killing.

Byer will appear before Willesden magistrates court.

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