Female Photographer Charged in Tesfa Campbell Case

Accused of perverting the course of justice in connection with fatal Battersea stabbing

October 28, 2019

A 26-year-old woman has been charged by detectives investigation the murder of Tesfa Campbell in Battersea this July.

Megan Armstrong-Challinor, of Victor Road, Teddington who worked as a photographer faces charges of perverting the course of justice in relation to the case.

She was charged by postal requisition and will appear before Wimbledon Magistrates Court on 26 November.

Mr Campbell who was from Croydon and aged 40, was found with stab injuries on Latchmere Road at around 2:45pm, on Wednesday, 3 July after police responded to reports of a fight taking place. He was taken to hospital where he sadly died of his injuries at 7.40pm. A post-mortem examination on Friday, 5 July, gave cause of death as a single stab wound to the abdomen.

On 8 July, 37-year-old Jerome Bailey, of Greenock Road, Streatham, SW16, was charged with murder.

He appeared in custody at Wimbledon Magistrates’ Court the same day and has been remanded to appear for trial at Croydon Crown Court on 2 January.

A 24-year-old woman has been released under investigation after being arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender. A 35-year-old man has been released with no further action.