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Man arrested in Islington murder investigation

Officers investigating the murder of a man in Islington have made an arrest.

The man aged 42, was arrested on suspicion of murder after presenting himself to a north London police station on Friday afternoon. He remains in custody.

Detectives are appealing for witnesses and information after a man, named as Alexander Stewart of Henfield Close, died in hospital.

Police believe Mr Stewart was injured during an altercation sometime between 6 December and 11 December.

We are keen to speak to anyone who may have knowledge of how Alex sustained his injuries or seen the altercation Mr Stewart is believed to have been involved in."

– Detective Chief Inspector John Sandlin from the Homicide and Serious Crime Command