A 25-year-old man has been remanded in custody charged with the murder of a 52-year-old who was found dead at his home.

Gerald Matovu, of Great Guildford Street, Southwark, appeared by videolink at Wimbledon Magistrates' Court on Wednesday charged over the death of Eric Michels, who was found dead at a property in Bolton Road, Chessington, on August 18.

Matovu was charged with eight further offences including two counts of theft, fraud by false representation, inflicting grievous bodily harm and possession of a class C drug.

He will next appear at the Old Bailey on November 23.