Another man has been arrested in connection with the murder of a man on Mitcham, who was set on fire.

Detectives have been continuing to investigate the murder of Loeike Guei ever since his body was found in Commonside East early on the morning of Thursday, September 17.

On Wednesday morning (December 2) – detectives arrested a 36-year-old man on suspicion of murder and perverting the course of justice.

He remains in custody at a south London police station.

Read more: Full list of charges into the murder of Loeike Guei in Mitcham

A post-mortem conducted after the Mr Guei's death gave a head injury as the preliminary cause of death.

Five people have already been charged in relation to his murder and remain in custody awaiting trial.

These are:

  • Michael Brain, 27, of Eyston Drive, Weybridge
  • Sophia Kokkinos, 69, of Chelsham Road, Clapham
  • Joseph Kokkinos, 30, of Chelsham Road, Clapham
  • Raphael Kokkinos, 33, of Polworth Road, Streatham
  • Aaron Williams, 28, of Warwick Gardens, Thornton Heath