Ninth arrests over Stamford Hill Murder

ninth arrests over stamford hill murder

Police investigating the murder of Elyon Poku in Stamford Hill last September have made a ninth arrest.

On Wednesday, 27 March, an 18-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder.

He was taken into custody and subsequently bailed to return on a date in late April.

Eight other people have been arrested as part of the investigation; all have been released under investigation.

Detectives from the Met’s Homicide and Major Crime Command are continuing to appeal for information following Elyon’s death.

The 20-year-old was stabbed during a party on 22 September 2018 and despite receiving treatment at the scene on Wilderton Road, N16, died in hospital a few hours later.

Officers are urging anyone who has footage from the party to share it with police in order to assist the investigation.

Detective Inspector Rita Tierney, said: “We know that this was a large house party with many people in attendance who would have seen Elyon that evening.

“While we have spoken to many of these witnesses, we know there are still others out there who may be able to help us further.

“Any mobile footage of the night could prove useful to our investigation and we are keen for anyone who has videos or images to get in touch with us by calling the incident room.”

Anyone with information or footage is asked to call the incident room on 020 8345 3865, quoting Op Pavey, CAD 297/22Sep18 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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