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A teenager has been charged with murder after a man was stabbed to death in a Burger King.

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Pelivan Zekaj, an Albanian national, of Monksfield, Finsbury Park, was pronounced dead at the fast food restaurant in The Mall Wood Green.

A post mortem found Mr Zekaj, 23, died of a stab wound to the chest.

The incident happened at around 11.15pm on Thursday, October 4.

Daniel Lewis, 19, of Barking, was charged today with murder and remanded in custody, Scotland Yard said. He is due to appear at Thames Magistrates’ Court tomorrow.

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