Butcher charged with raping a woman in Camden park

The rape took place in Camden Gardens late on Sunday night. Picture: GOOGLE

The rape took place in Camden Gardens late on Sunday night. Picture: GOOGLE - Credit: Archant

John William O’Neil has been charged with one count of rape and another of grievous bodily harm.

The 28-year-old butcher from Yeoman Street, Lewisham, was arrested two days after a woman in her 40s was raped in Camden Gardens on Sunday.

He appears at Westminster Magistrates’ Court today.

A second, 26-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of rape, but has since been released under investigation.

The Central North Command Unit’s safeguarding team investigation continues.


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