Third teenager charged over fatal stabbing of a man in Putney

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Police Stock (PA Archive)
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A third teenager has been charged with the murder of a man in Putney.

Abdirizak Hassan, 24, was stabbed to death at Dowdeswell Close, SW15, on Thursday May 6 at around 11.05am.

A post-mortem examination took place at St George’s Hospital Mortuary on Saturday May 8 and gave cause of death as a stab injury.

Following a police investigation, a 15-year-old boy was arrested on Thursday of last week and a 17-year-old boy was arrested on Friday.

They appeared at Wimbledon Youth Court on Saturday charged with murder.

They were remanded to appear at the Central Criminal Court on Wednesday, May 19.

A third boy, 17, was arrested on Saturday. He will appear at Bromley Magistrates’ Court on Monday, 17 May charged with murder.

After the incident neighbour Avi Gooransingh, 27 told the Standard that Mr Hassan’s death was "so sad".

“There were armed officers, loads of police car," he said.

"It was crazy. It’s so sad.”

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