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Two charged in relation to fatal stabbing of teenager in Newham

News   •   Dec 15, 2020 07:16 GMT

Two males have been charged in relation to the fatal stabbing of 15-year-old Kayjon Lubin in Newham.

[A] aged 17, was arrested on Sunday, 13 December and charged the following day with murder.

[B] Azhar Miah, 28 (22.11.92), of Silverland Street, Newham, was arrested the same day and has been charged with threatening a person with an offensive weapon in a public place.

Both males are due to appear in custody today, Tuesday, 15 December, at Thames Magistrates' Court.

An investigation was launched after police were called at approximately 18:50hrs on Friday, 11 December to Woodman Street, Newham E16.

They found Kayjon with injuries but despite the efforts of the emergency services, he was pronounced dead at the scene.

A post-mortem examination has established cause of death as a single stab wound to the chest.

The investigation by the Met’s Specialist Crime Command (Homicide) continues at pace.