Man Remanded Over Harry Potter Actor Killing

A 21-year-old man has appeared in court today charged with the murder of a teenage Harry Potter film actor, Robert Knox.

The 18-year-old victim - who was due to appear in the forthcoming Harry Potter film - was stabbed to death during a fight outside the Metro Bar in Sidcup, south-east London.

Karl Bishop, unemployed, of Sidcup, appeared today at Bexleyheath Magistrates' Court today charged with his murder. He is also accused of wounding five others.

Mr Bishop - who spoke only to confirm his name, age and address and to say he understood the charges - was remanded in custody. He is due to appear at the Old Bailey on September 2.

Mr Knox was stabbed during a disturbance in the early hours of Saturday morning at the Station Road Metro Bar.

A post mortem examination revealed the young man died from bleeding caused by stab injuries.


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