Ricky Hayden Murder Accused Tommy Roone Charged Over Fatal Stabbing Of Celebrity Minder

22/09/2016 20:11 | Updated 22 September 2016
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Tommy Roome, 19, from Romford, has been charged with the murder of celebrity minder Ricky Hayden, who was stabbed to death in Chadwell Heath, east London, Scotland Yard has said.

Hayden, 27, and his father Paul, 54, suffered machete wounds in the attack outside their home.

Roome will appear in custody at Barkingside Magistrates’ Court on Friday.

Earlier, detectives said the pair saw a group of up to four men attempting to steal a moped, believed to belong to Ricky’s younger brother Perry.

Hayden, who had worked with high profile clients including Peter Crouch, Abbey Clancy, Kerry Katona and David Jason, and as a security guard for ITV’s This Morning, was taken to hospital but died in the early hours last Wednesday.

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Ricky Hayden (far left) at the wedding of Peter Crouch and Abbey Clancy in June 2011

Two teens, aged 19 and 16, who were arrested on suspicion of murder.

The 19-year-old is due to return to police in late September and the 16-year-old was due to due to return on a date in mid-October but “was subsequently not proceeded with”, the Metropolitan Police said.

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