Boy denies birthday stabbing

A teenager accused of stabbing a youth to death in north London on his 16th birthday has denied murder. The 15-year-old is accused of killing Derek Boateng while he was on a crowded single-decker bus near Highbury New Park.

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Highbury victim was stabbed on 16th birthday

Derek Boateng, 16, from Hackney died a day after he was knifed on a single decker bus in Highbury. Credit: Facebook

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.

Witnesses or anyone with information is asked to call police on 020 8345 3734, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111. Credit: Facebook

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