Brent stabbing victim named as man charged with murder

Victim: Givani Espuet (Met Police)
Victim: Givani Espuet (Met Police)

A man has been charged with murder after a 21-year-old man was stabbed to death in north London early Sunday morning.

Police were called to a stabbing outside a restaurant on Harrow Road, Sudbury, shortly before 2am. The victim was named by officers as Givani Espuet from north London.

His family have been informed.

Theo Simon, 33, of Gladstone Avenue, Wood Green, was charged on Monday with murder and possession of an offensive weapon.

He is due to appear in custody at Willesden Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday, November 1.

A post-mortem examination will also take place on Tuesday.

Detectives are continuing to appeal for witnesses to come forward.

Police ask anyone with information who wishes to speak over the phone to call 101 quoting CAD 878/30Oct.

To remain anonymous contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.