Search

Another boy arrested on suspicion of Alan Cartwight’s murder

PUBLISHED: 13:18 10 July 2015 | UPDATED: 13:36 10 July 2015

Alan Cartwright

Alan Cartwright

Archant

Teen was arrested in Portsmouth this morning

A 17-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of the murder of Islington teenager Alan Cartwright.

The teenager was arrested in Portsmouth this morning and will be transefered to an east London police station.

Two people have already been charged in relation to the murder of Alan, 15, who was stabbed while cycling up Caledonian Road with friends on February 27.

Joshua Williams, 18 of Davenant Road, Upper Holloway pleaded not guilty to charges of murder and conspiracy to rob via video link from Belmarsh prison at the Old Bailey on June 12.

Shaquill Roberts, also 18, from Northumberland Park, Tottenham, pleaded not guilty to one count of conspiracy to rob at same court on the same date.

They will go on trial at the same court on September 1.

Officers from the Homicide and Major Crime Command continue to investigate.

Latest Islington News Stories

14:00

We talk to hundreds of local business owners every day; we hear their concerns, understand their challenges and share in their successes.

Yesterday, 20:00

Elderly people fought to save a Highbury day centre from closure at a heated full council meeting last night, during which the mayor of Islington told the borough’s housing boss to “shut up”.

Yesterday, 17:13

Cops have made two arrests in connection with the fatal stabbing of a 25-year-old man in Tufnell Park on Tuesday.

Yesterday, 15:21

A cyclist who was hit by a car in St John Street on Wednesday morning has died, police have confirmed.

Yesterday, 14:45

Open House London takes place this weekend and an iconic building in Holloway built as a haven for torture survivors is throwing open its doors.

Yesterday, 10:08

An architect has slammed “petty” Islington planners who have again told him to demolish his multi-award winning block in Clerkenwell.

Yesterday, 08:27

Sheltered housing tenants in Islington fear planned cutbacks to the service could see people left to die in their flats.

Two people were injured after a gunman opened fire in Essex Road last night.

PROMOTED CONTENT

Fostering older teenagers means giving them the skills for life as an adult. Here, a supportive lodgings carer with Islington Council and young adult who has left care share their stories

Newsletter Sign Up

Islington Gazette twice-weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Most read

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Islington Gazette
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now