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Fourth teenager charged with murder of Portuguese boxer

Wilham Mendes, 25, was killed in a stabbing in Tottenham, north London Photo: Metropolitan Police/PA

A 16-year-old boy has been charged with the murder of a man in north London.

The teenager is the fourth to be charged in connection with the fatal stabbing of Portuguese national and keen boxer Wilham Mendes.

The boy will appear in custody at Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court on Monday.

He has also been charged with robbery against Mr Mendes, as well as robbery and attempted robbery against two other men on the morning of December 22 last year.

Mr Mendes was found injured in Albert Place in Tottenham at about 1.20am that day.

The 25-year-old, who had lived in the UK since 2015, was taken to an east London hospital but was pronounced dead about an hour later.

Two 15-year-old boys and a 16-year-old boy have also been charged with the murder and robbery of Mr Mendes.

They were remanded into custody and are next due to appear at the Old Bailey on March 28.