London bus stabbing: Murder charge over Marylebone death – BBC News

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Image caption Archie Sheppard was found on a bus in Marylebone, central London

A man has been charged with murdering a bus passenger found stabbed to death near Marylebone station in London.

Archie Sheppard, 48, from Neasden, was discovered on the top deck of a Route 189 bus in Gloucester Place on Friday.

Police said he died as a result of a “violent and sustained attack”.

John Doherty, 38, from Fulham, has been charged with murder and two counts of possession of an offensive weapon. He is due to appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Monday.

Image caption The 189 was at the Dorset Square bus stop in Marylebone

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