Three more teenagers charged with murder after boy, 15, stabbed to death in north London park

Deshaun James-Tuitt, 15, died in August 2022 Credit: MyLondon/BPM

Police have arrested and charged three more teenagers as part of a murder probe after a 15-year-old boy was stabbed to death in north London last year.

Deshaun James-Tuitt died after being knifed on Highbury Fields in Islington on August 4, 2022.

In July, three teens - one aged 16 and two 15 - who cannot be named for legal reasons, were charged with murder.

They will next appear in custody at the Old Bailey on December 4.

Met Police have said that a 16-year-old male and a 17-year-old male were also charged with the same crime on Thursday (October 19).

They appeared in custody at Barkingside Magistrates’ Court on Friday (October 20) and will next appear at the Old Bailey on Tuesday (October 24).

Highbury Fields in Islington Credit: Google Street View

In addition, a 16-year-old male has also been charged with with murder on Friday.

He appeared at Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Corner on Saturday (October 21) and will also next appear in custody at the Old Bailey on Tuesday.

None of the teens can be named.

Detectives say they are continuing to investigate the circumstances of Deshaun’s alleged murder and urge anyone with information that could assist the investigation to contact police on 020 8345 3865, call 101 or Tweet @MetCC quoting 7948/04AUG. Witnesses can also provide information anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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