Achraf Jandara, 20, has been charged with the murder of young fashion designer to the stars, Shaun ‘Billy Boyce’ Akanbi.
He was held in custody at at Bromley Magistrates yesterday, after being charged with the fatal stabbing of the 26-year-old, who was killed at his Kilburn home on December 22 after receiving multiple stab wounds to the torso.
The London based designer had worked with several stars, including Tinie Tempah, Wiley, N-Dubz and Stooshe, while launching his own clothing line, Billy Boyce clothing.
Once news of his death had broken, several friends had mourned over his death on social networking sites, with one leaving the warm message:
Rest in Peace Shaun..A law graduate who took the fashion industry by storm. Billy Boyce lives on. ‘The love of fashion brings strangers together in love’,” another mourner wrote.
No details have been given on the man’s court appearance with details of the case still yet to surface.