Man Charged with Murder of Julian Aubrey in West Kensington Home

Uruguayan diplomat Enrique Facelli accused of stabbing LGBT activist

Facelli, who was a neighbour of Mr Aubrey's in Shaftesbury Place, Warwick Road in W14 appeared in custody at Westminster Magistrates' Court on Thursday, 1 March.

It has emerged that he is the former cultural attache to the Uruguayan Embassy in London.

The body of Mr Aubrey, 55, was discovered in his flat on 30 October. He had suffered multiple stab wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene.

At the time, Detective Chief Inspector Luke Marks of Homicide and Major Crime Command appeal for help finding out "why Julian was targeted in his own home in such a violent way."

Mr Aubrey was a prominent local LGBT activist, who worked with victims of sexual abuse and was also a former head of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea LGBT liaison group.

Four other men who were arrested on suspicion of murder remain released under investigation.