Two more teenagers charged over death of Islington student

Anas Mezenner

Anas Mezenner was fatally stabbed on January 19. - Credit: Met Police

Two more teenagers have been charged after an Islington student was fatally stabbed near Turnpike Lane station.

Anas Mezenner, a City and Islington College student, was knifed at 9.10pm on January 19 to West Green Road - on the junction with Willow Walk.

Despite CPR at the scene, Anas died in the Royal London Hospital at about 4.25am on January 20 and an investigation was launched.

A 16-year-old boy and a 14-year-old boy were arrested in connection with the investigation on Wednesday (January 27).

They have both since been charged with murder, attempted murder and possession of bladed weapons.


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They appeared in custody at Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court on Friday (January 29), and are due to appear at the Old Bailey tomorrow for a procedural hearing.

This comes after two 16-year-old boys were charged with murder and possession of points and blades. They appeared at North London Magistrates' Court on January 22 and a plea and trial preparation hearing is set for April 13.

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