Man, 60, dies two weeks after being attacked outside the Royal Oak pub on Elthorne Estate
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A 60-year-old man has died in hospital, two weeks after he was attacked outside a pub on the Hornsey Rise estate where he lived.
The victim, named locally as Alciveadis Mauredis, known by his neighbours on the Elthorne Estate for driving a distinctive sports car, was taken to hospital with critical injuries after being found unconscious at an address in Beachcroft Way early on July 13.
Police believe he was assaulted at about 1.10am that day outside the Royal Oak pub just off St John's Way.
One neighbour, who gave his name only as Brahim, told the Gazette: "We talked a lot me and him, but I never asked his name.
"He was a funny guy, very talkative — and loud. He was very friendly, not aggressive or anything. He was friendly with everyone and cracked jokes. It's very sad."
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He heard there had been a "quarrel" outside the pub, and said police later came and "boarded up" the man's flat. He said the man was Greek and drove a "small Corvette".
Another neighbour said: "He lived right next door. I think he was Greek but I didn't know his name.
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"He had some fast car. I've lived here for four years but only spoke with him twice. He was a friendly guy.
"The caretakers told me what happened - they told me he got involved in a fight and had been on machines [in hospital]."
A 26-year-old-man from Islington was arrested on suspicion of GBH on July 13.
Leon Tayler, 26, of Cornwallis Square, was charged on July 14 with GBH with intent and will appear at Snaresbrook Crown Court on August 12.
The investigation is being led by officers from the Central North Command Unit in consultation with officers from Specialist Crime.
Any witnesses or anyone with any information is asked to call police on 101 or contact via Twitter @MetCC. Please quote CAD 2060 of July 13.
Do you know the man who died? Contact Lucas at the Gazette newsdesk on 07785 616 244 or email email@example.com