Joseph Burke-Monerville shooting: two teens arrested after Canonbury youth is killed in Clapton
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Two men have been arrested on suspicion of murder this morning after a teenager was gunned down in Clapton.
Joseph Burke-Monerville, who is due to be buried tomorrow, was shot dead while sitting in a car with his twin and older brothers in February.
Two men, aged 18 and 19, were arrested by the Homicide and serious Crime squad and taken to a north London police station.
Earlier this week the family of the 19-year-old victim, from Canonbury, revealed Joseph’s older brother had been stabbed to death in 1994.
A funeral service takes place at the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God, Seven Sisters Road, Finsbury Park, tomorrow, at 11am,
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The family, who are Nigerian royalty, say the public are welcome and a Nigerian queen is also expected to attend.
Police still want to talk to anyone with information about the shooting - call the incident room on 020 8345 3985 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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