A teenager accused of stabbing a youth to death in north London on his 16th birthday has denied murder.
The 15-year-old, who cannot be named for legal reasons, is accused of killing Derek Boateng while he was on a crowded single-decker bus near Highbury New Park.
Appearing at the Old Bailey, the youth, from Romford in Essex, pleaded not guilty to one count of murder.
A 15-year-old boy is due to appear in court today, charged with the murder of Derek Boateng. The 16-year-old schoolboy from Hackney was celebrating his Birthday on the day he was stabbed on a 393 bus in Highbury New Park.
He was treated on the scene before being airlifted to hospital where he died on Wednesday from multiple knife wounds.
Police have charged a 15-year-old boy with the murder of 16-year-old Derek Boateng in Highbury New Park on Tuesday.
It's been revealed that a teenager who was stabbed on a bus in north London on Tuesday had been celebrating his 16th birthday.
Derek Boateng was fatally injured in the attack at Highbury New Park.
A 15-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in custody at a north London police station.
A 15 year old boy has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder - after a teenager was stabbed on a bus in Highbury. The attack took place yesterday afternoon at Highbury New Park on the 393 bus route. The 16 year old victim is still in a critical condition in hospital.
Detectives have made a fresh appeal for witnesses to a stabbing on route a bus in Highbury yesterday afternoon. Officers were called to Highbury New Park N5, with the junction of Holmcote Gardens. The 16 year old boy was airlifted to hospital where he remains in a critical but stable condition.
A schoolboy remains in a critical condition in hospital after being stabbed on board a bus in Highbury yesterday afternoon. It happened on the 393 route on the corner of Highbury New Park. The boy is thought to have been on his way home from school.