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Teenager charged in connection with murder of Meshach Williams in Brent

News   •   Sep 21, 2019 00:48 BST

Victim - Meshach Williams, 21

Detectives investigating the fatal stabbing of 21-year-old Meshach Williams in Brent in April have charged a 16-year-old boy in connection with his murder.

[D] aged 16 and from Brent, was arrested on Thursday, 19 September and subsequently charged with murder.

He has been remanded in custody and is due to appear at Willesden Magistrates' Court on Saturday, 21 September.

Police were called by the London Ambulance Service (LAS) at 21:07hrs on Tuesday, 23 April to High Street, NW10, following reports of a stabbing.

A man, later formally identified as 21-year-old Meshach Lee Mitchell William, was taken to hospital by LAS.

He was pronounced dead at 02:47hrs on Wednesday, 24 April.

A post-mortem examination found the cause of death to be a stab injury.

Three other men [A] 19, [B] 18 and [C] 24 have previously been arrested and charged in connection with Meshach’s murder and are due to go on trial in November.