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UPDATE: Teenager appears in court charged with fatal Hillingdon stabbing

News   •   Nov 09, 2019 00:16 GMT

[Victim: Hakim Ishmael Daba Sillah]

A teenager has been remanded in custody after he appeared in court charged with the murder of an 18-year-old man in Hillingdon.

The 17-year-old boy appeared at Uxbridge Magistrates’ Court on Saturday, 9 November.

He was remanded in custody to appear at the Old Bailey on Tuesday, 12 November.

Police were called at 16:38hrs on Thursday, 7 November to reports of a stabbing at the youth offending service in Hillingdon Civic Centre.

Officers and London Ambulance Service (LAS) attended and found 18-year-old Hakim Ishmael Daba Sillah with a critical stab injury.

Hakim was taken by the London Ambulance Service to a west London hospital where he died at 17:25hrs.

His next of kin continue to be supported by specialist officers.

A post-mortem examination will be scheduled in due course.
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A second male suffered a stab wound during the incident. His injuries were not life-threatening.