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Anas Mezenner murder: Fifth teenager charged

News   •   Feb 09, 2021 20:45 GMT

[VICTIM]: 17-year-old Anas Mezenner

A fifth teenager has appeared in court charged in connection with the death of 17-year-old Anas Mezenner.

[E] aged 17, was originally arrested on suspicion of murder and attempted murder on Saturday, 23 January and later released on bail. He was re-arrested and charged on Tuesday, 9 February.

He appeared at Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday, 10 February and was remanded to next appear at the Central Criminal Court on Friday, 12 February.

Four other teenagers have already been charged with Anas' murder.

Two 16-year-old boys [A and B] were charged with murder and possession of points and blades. They appeared at North London Magistrates' Court on Friday, 22 January.

[C] aged 16 and [D] aged 14 were both charged with murder, attempted murder and possession of bladed weapons. They appeared at Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court on Friday, 29 January.

A murder investigation was launched after Anas and another male, also aged 17, were found with stab injuries on West Green Road, N15, shortly after 21:00hrs on Tuesday, 19 January.

Anas was taken to hospital, but pronounced dead at 04:25hrs. The other victim's injuries were not life-threatening.