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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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Teen in court over bus knifing

The teenager was stabbed on a 393 bus on Wednesday Credit: ITN

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.

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

He was treated on the scene before being airlifted to hospital where he died on Wednesday from multiple knife wounds.

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