Man arrested after Finsbury Park man stabbed in Burger King

09:35 10 October 2012

Pelivan Zekaj, an Albanian national, of Monksfield, Hornsey, died after being stabbed in a Burger King.

Pelivan Zekaj, an Albanian national, of Monksfield, Hornsey, died after being stabbed in a Burger King.


A 19-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a fatal stabbing in Burger King.

Pelivan Zekaj, of Monksfield, Finsbury Park, was knifed in the fast food restaurant in Wood Green Shopping Centre on Thursday, October 4.

The 23-year-old Albanian national was pronounced dead at the scene and a post mortem on Friday gave the cause of death as a stab wound to the chest.

Officers were called to Burger King at around 11.15pm to reports of a disturbance involving a number of young people.

A suspect was detained on Tuesday night at an address in north London and remains in custody.

Anyone with information call the incident room on 020 8358 0100 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.


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