Fourth man charged over disappearance
2 June 2011, 12:10 | Updated: 2 June 2011, 12:36
A fourth man's been charged over the disappearance of a man who police believe has been murdered.
Murray Thompson, 34, (right) from St Albans, went missing in April 2010. His body's never been found.
Shafakat Ali Khan, 32, from Rose Gardens in Watford was charged with perverting the course of justice on Wednesday 1 June 2011. He's been released on bail and he is due to appear at Hemel Hempstead Magistrates Court in June 2011.
Three other men have been charged in connection with the investigation:
James Evans, 22, of Bushey Mill Lane in Watford has been charged with murder, perverting the course of justice, preventing a lawful burial and three counts of producing cannabis.
Lee Sullivan, 46, of Hudson Close in Watford was charged with perverting the course of justice, conspiracy to produce cannabis and four offences of intimidation of a witness.
Amit Agar, 31, of Parkfield in Chorleywood was charged with perverting the course of justice, conspiracy to produce cannabis and intimidation of a witness.
Police are continuing to ask anyone with information about Murray’s disappearance or who knows where Murray’s body is to contact them via the incident room on 01707 355959 or alternatively call Crimestoppers, anonymously on 0800 555111.