Man arrested after Finsbury Park man stabbed in 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.


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

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