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Police find body in Thames during search for missing man

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Officers say they have found a body in the River Thames during the search for a missing 29-year-old man.

Detectives believe the man is Obi Xipe Khan, also known as Ekbal Obi Khan, who was reported missing from Enfield.

They have informed his family.

The man was confirmed dead at the scene - at this stage the death is being treated as non-suspicious.

A post-mortem examination will be held in due course.

Enquiries into the circumstances of the death are being carried out by Enfield officers

– Met Police spokesman


Man arrested after young woman stabbed to death

Detectives have launched a murder investigation after a woman in her twenties was stabbed to death.

Police were called after noon on Saturday, 19 December, to reports of an assault at an address in Ridge Avenue, Winchmore Hill in Enfield.

London Ambulance Service attended to treat a woman aged in her twenties who had suffered stab injuries.

But the woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

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A 28-year-old man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of murder.

He was taken to an east London police station where remains in custody.

Detectives from the Homicide and Major Crime Command are treating the murder as a domestic incident.

Information to the incident room on 020 8345 3734.


Man charged with murder of north London teenager

Shaquan Sammy-Plummer was stabbed to death in January. Credit: Metropolitan Police

A man previously arrested in connection with the murder of a 17-year-old in Enfield, has been re-arrested and charged with murder.

Shaquan Sammy-Plummer was stabbed to death in Berkeley Gardens in January.

20-year-old Jemal Williams will appear in custody on Thursday, 15 October, at Highbury Corner Magistrates' Court.

Puppy snatched at knifepoint

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Officers have arrested two men who snatched a puppy at knifepoint in Enfield this morning.

Police were called to Church Street, N9, just before 8 o'clock following reports of a knifepoint robbery of a puppy.

Officers attended and tackled the robbers, arresting two men and safely recovering the puppy.

Both arrested men have been taken to north London police station for questioning.

Enquiries are continuing to trace a third suspect.

The puppy - a Staff cross Labrador - has been reunited with its grateful owners.

The victim of the robbery was not seriously harmed and did not require hospital treatment.

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