11 March 2024 06:00 Man has appeared in court charged with murder in Uxbridge A man has been remanded to appear at the Old Bailey on 12 March after being charged with the murder of 44-yr-old John Cavanagh.

A man has appeared in court charged with the murder of a man in Uxbridge.

On Friday, 8 March detectives charged 18-year Jimmy McDonagh (29.01.06) of Dawley Avenue Hayes with the murder of John Cavanagh.

McDonagh was arrested on Tuesday, 5 March, in the Ilkestone area of Derbyshire.

He appeared in custody at Uxbridge Magistrates’ on Saturday 9 March where he was remanded until his next hearing at the Old Bailey on Tuesday, 12 March.

An investigation was launched after police were called shortly before 20:10hrs on Monday, 4 March to reports of an assault on Dawley Avenue.

Officers and the London Ambulance Service attended and a 44-year-old man was taken to hospital where he sadly later died.

He has been named as John Cavanagh, who was from the local area. His family continue to be supported by specialist officers.

A special post-mortem examination confirmed cause of death was the result of a head injury.

Anyone with any information should call police on 101 quoting reference CAD 6741/04Mar. To remain anonymous contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.