Tollington Road wheelie bin death: Man charged with preventing lawful and decent burial of Erik San-Fillipo

PUBLISHED: 15:00 17 May 2019 | UPDATED: 15:07 17 May 2019

A forensics tent in Tollington Road. Picture: David Grevett

A forensics tent in Tollington Road. Picture: David Grevett


A man has appeared in court charged with preventing the lawful and decent burial of a Erik San-Fillippo – who was found dead inside wheelie bin in Holloway on Saturday

Gerardo Rossi, 52, of Tollington Road, was arrested and charged with this offence yesterday.

You may also want to watch:

Rossi, an Italian national, appeared at Highbury Magistrates' Court today and was remanded in custody. He will appear at court on June 14.

Mr San-Filippo, 23, was identified by police yesterday. Detectives are treating his cause of death as unexplained.

Police are asking anyone with information to come forward by calling CID on 07827872423 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Islington Gazette. Click the link in the orange box below for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years, through good times and bad, serving as your advocate and trusted source of local information. Our industry is facing testing times, which is why I’m asking for your support. Every single contribution will help us continue to produce award-winning local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Thank you.

Most Read

Comments have been disabled on this article.

Most Read

Latest from the Islington Gazette