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Fifth arrest in Edgware Road murder

News   •   Sep 16, 2019 15:31 BST

[Victim: Josiph Beker]

Detectives investigating the murder of 17-year-old Josiph Beker in Edgware Road on Tuesday, 10 September have made a fifth arrest.

The 17-year-old male [E] was arrested on suspicion of murder on Monday, 16 September and is currently in custody at a south London police station.

A 16-year-old male [D] arrested on Sunday, 15 September remains in custody.

Two 16-year-old males [A] and [B] were charged with murder on Saturday, 14 September and appeared at Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court on the same day.

Their next court appearance will be at the Old Bailey on Tuesday, 17 September.

A third male, aged 18 [C] arrested on Friday, 13 September in connection with the murder has been bailed pending further enquiries.

Detectives from the Specialist Crime Command are investigating, led by Detective Chief Inspector Andy Partridge.

Anyone with information concerning this murder is asked to call police on 101 quoting CAD 3755/10Sept or Crimestoppers anonymously via 0800 555 111.

Any young people who have information about violence or knife crime can visit www.fearless.org where they can pass on information anonymously – your I.P address will not be traced. Fearless is part of the Crimestoppers charity, and is also independent of the police.