Man accused of murdering Kensal Rise resident

Polish national was knifed in the chest

A MAN has appeared in court today (Monday) charged with murdering a 27-year-old Polish national from Kensal Rise.

Maciej Novak was found knifed in the chest in a flat in Kentish Town on October 31.

Paramedics desperately tried to save his life by operating on him in the street but he died several hours later.

Andrew Whitefield, 52, from Holloway, north London, appeared before the Old Bailey charged with Mr Novak’s murder.

He was remanded in custody to reappear for a plea and case management hearing on January 10 next year.