A MAN arrested in connection with the murder of "gentle giant" Gary Bennett has been charged.

Julian Felisi, 37, from Whippendell Road, Watford, has been charged with his murder.

He has been remanded in custody and is due to appear at Hatfield Remand Court this morning.

Mr Bennett, who lived with his mother in Little Oxhey Lane, on the fringe of Harrow Weald, was found dead with severe head injuries on Wednesday, February 24.

His body was discovered by school pupils near a disused kiosk in Aldenham Country Park, in Elstree, at around 8.50am that morning.