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16-year-old boy charged with murder and possession of an offensive weapon following Harrow stabbing

Police have arrested and charged a 16-year-old boy following the fatal stabbing of Jamalie Deacon Matthew in Harrow.

The boy was arrested on suspicion of murder on Monday, 16 November and remains in custody at a north London police station the Met have confirmed.

The 16-year-old will appear in custody at Willesden Youth Court later today (Wednesday, 18 November) charged with murder and possession of an offensive weapon.

Jamalie was stabbed on Thursday, 12 November at Northwick Park in Harrow, close to the underpass leading to Northwick Park Underground Station.

Murder Victim: Jamalie Maleek Deacon Matthew (Credit: Met Police)

Police attended, and found the 17-year-old suffering from stab injuries. He was given first aid at the scene by officers prior to the arrival of the London Ambulance Service. Despite the best efforts of emergency services, he was pronounced dead at 16:31hrs.

He has been named by police as Jamalie Maleek Deacon Matthew, who was from the Harrow area.

Detectives from the Specialist Crime Command (Homicide) are investigating.

Anyone who has information, video or images that could assist police is asked to call the incident room on 020 8358 0100 or via 101 quoting reference Cad 4735/12Nov.

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