Man appears in court after father was fatally stabbed on train with his teenage son

Darren Pencille, appearing at Staines Magistrates Court today, January 7, 2019. A father fatally stabbed as he travelled on a train from Guildford to London with his teenage son was knifed nine times, a court heard today. IT firm owner Lee Pomeroy, 51, had been taking his 14-year-old son for a day-trip ahead of his 52nd birthday when he was stabbed on the 12.58pm service from Guildford to Waterloo on Friday.

Today Darren Shane Pencille appeared in court charged with his murder. Pencille, 35, was also charged with possession of an offensive weapon. The defendant appeared in the dock at Staines Magistrates’ Court today wearing glasses and a prison-issue grey tracksuit.

by Steve Chatterley

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