36-year-old man attacked 5 people near a subway station in the United Kingdom and was arrested; also has Spanish nationality

The 36-year-old man who attacked civilians and killed a teenager with a sword in London has Brazilian citizenship. The attack occurred on April 30 and left 4 people injured.

Marcus Aurelio Arduini Monzo was detained by the London police and appeared before a judge this Thursday (May 2, 2024). He also has Spanish nationality and is a resident of Newham, a region close to the British capital, according to local authorities.

The attack took place at Hainault station in northwest London. The victim, a boy named Daniel Anjorin, aged 14, was rescued, but succumbed to his injuries. Another 4 people– including 2 police officers– were injured.

Watch images of the suspect carrying the sword (47s):

Arduini was charged with two attempted murders, two serious bodily injuries, aggravated robbery and possession of a bladed weapon. According to the case’s investigator, Larry Smith, the case is complex and the police are analyzing the motivations for the crime.

We are beginning to reconstruct the facts of what happened on Tuesday. I want to thank all the people who collaborated […] Anyone who has not yet spoken to police and has any information should contact police as soon as possible.”, he declared.

Questioned by Poder360the Ministry of International Relations said it was monitoring the case through the Consulate General of Brazil in London.

Here is the full note:

“The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, through the Consulate General of Brazil in London, is monitoring the case and remains available to provide consular assistance to the national.

“In compliance with the right to privacy and in compliance with the provisions of the Access to Information Law and decree 7,724/2012, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs does not provide information on individual cases of assistance to Brazilian citizens.”

Source: https://www.poder360.com.br/internacional/homem-suspeito-de-matar-crianca-com-espada-em-londres-e-brasileiro/

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