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Finsbury man charged with murder

PUBLISHED: 18:36 14 December 2012

Jake Terrence Owen was charged with murder

Jake Terrence Owen was charged with murder

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A man from Finsbury has been charged with murder.

Jake Terrence Owen, 22, of Wynyatt Street, is accused of killing David Forbes, 42, outside The Rocket Pub in Euston Road near King’s Cross on November 25.

Mr Forbes, from Dundee, Scotland, is said to have fallen to the ground following a punch and sustained a head injury.

He was taken to hospital but pronounced dead last Friday (December 7).

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