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Ali Al Har: Two arrests made in Tufnell Park murder investigation

PUBLISHED: 17:13 21 September 2018 | UPDATED: 17:22 21 September 2018

Police at the scene in Corinne Road, off Brecknock Road, on Wednesday morning. Picture: Lucas Cumiskey

Police at the scene in Corinne Road, off Brecknock Road, on Wednesday morning. Picture: Lucas Cumiskey

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

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

Police believe the victim was Ali Al Har, but are still awaiting formal identification.

Officers from the Homicide and Major Crime Command arrested a 24-year-old man on suspicion of murder today.

They also arrested a 27-year-old man on suspicion of perverting the course of justice and possession of Class B drugs with intent to supply.

The suspects were both taken to an east London police station where they remain in custody.

A Scotland Yard spokesperson said: “A man aged 25 was found suffering from a stab wound. Officers immediately provided first aid.

“The victim was pronounced dead at the scene at 10.07pm.

“His next-of-kin have been informed. A post-mortem examination will be held in due course – enquiries continue.”

He is the fourth person to be stabbed to death on Islington’s streets this year.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the police via 101 quoting 8049/18Sep or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Did you know Ali Al Har? Call Lucas at the Gazette news desk on 020 7433 0121 or e-mail lucas.cumiskey@archant.co.uk

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