Kingsbury teen appears in court charged with Brent Cross fatal stabbing

Gedeon Ngwendema

Victim Gedeon Ngwendema - Credit: Met Police

A Kingsbury teenager has appeared at the Old Bailey accused of stabbing a 21-year-old man to death at Brent Cross Shopping Centre.

Bhoniefas Rexson, 18, allegedly killed Gedeon Ngwendema outside a JD Sports store at the shopping centre on the evening of May 4.

Gedeon was stabbed in the chest just after 6.40pm.

Two off-duty doctors who happened to be in the area went to his aid but he died at the scene.

Rexson was charged with murder and possession of a blade in public.

He appeared at the Old Bailey by video link from Wormwood Scrubs on May 11.

A plea hearing has been set for August 2 and Rexson remanded into custody.

Two men also arrested in connection with the incident have been bailed pending further enquiries.

A 22-year-old man was arrested near the scene on May 4 on suspicion of murder and affray.

Most Read

A 20-year-old man was arrested the following day (May 5) at his home address in Harrow on suspicion of murder.

Both have been bailed to return to a north London police station in early June.

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter