Epping Forest murder: Second man charged

Police forensic teams searching Epping Forest by Hollow Ponds following the discovery of a body

Police forensic teams searching Epping Forest by Hollow Ponds following the discovery of a body - Credit: Archant

A second man has been charged with the murder of Hidir Aksakal, whose body was found in Epping Forest, Snaresbrook, last month.

Hidir Aksakal, known as 'Cetin', was found murdered and wrapped in Ikea bags in Hollow Ponds, Leyton

Hidir Aksakal, known as 'Cetin', was found murdered and wrapped in Ikea bags in Hollow Ponds, Leytonstone - Credit: Archant

Yilmaz Coskun, 35, of no fixed address, was charged yesterday after being arrested on October 6.

Mr Coskun will appear at Barkingside Magistrates’ Court today.

He is the second person to have been charged after the body of Mr Aksakal, 53, from Margate, Kent, was found by a member of the public near to Hollow Ponds, off Whipps Cross Road, on September 9.

Remzi Akguc, 40, of Margery Street, Islington, was charged with murder on September 25.


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His trial at the Old Bailey is set for March 21.

Two other men, a 22-year-old and a 40-year-old, have been arrested on suspicion of murder and bailed until dates in late October and November respectively.

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