Boy, 15, held on suspicion of murdering schoolboy Deshaun Tuitt

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15-year-old youth has been arrested on suspicion of murdering a fellow schoolboy in north London.

The unnamed teenage suspect is being held by Metropolitan Police after the dying of 15-year-old Deshaun James Tuitt, who was stabbed in Highbury Fields, Islington, simply earlier than 9pm on Thursday August 4.

He died later in hospital.

A 34-year-old girl has additionally been arrested on suspicion of helping an offender, Scotland Yard stated.

Police on the scene in Highbury Fields (Genevieve Holl-Allen/PA) / PA Wire

Police have renewed appeals for data or footage.

Detective Chief Inspector Joanna Yorke of the Met’s Specialist Crime Command stated: “Regardless of these arrests we’re nonetheless very eager to listen to from anybody who has data or footage regarding this incident.

“We’re working exhausting to piece collectively a timeline of occasions that led to Deshaun’s homicide and I urge anybody who noticed one thing, or captured footage, to get in contact at once.

“Deshaun’s devastated family members are asking why this occurred – when you have data please get in contact and assist us to provide them the solutions they so desperately want.”

A autopsy examination discovered Deshaun’s reason behind dying was a stab wound, shock and haemorrhage.


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