Teenager accused of killing Luke Fitzpatrick in Dollis Hill appears at the Old Bailey

Youth, 16, from Mill Hill, is charged with murder, attempted murder, unlawful wounding and violent disorder

A teenager accused of stabbing a roofer to death in Dollis Hill after the Champions League final has appeared at the Old Bailey this morning (Tuesday).

The 16-year-old, who cannot be named for legal reason, is said to have knifed Luke Fitzpatrick, 25, in Crest Road at the junction of Alder Grove, on May 19.

Mr Fitzpatrick’s 56-year-old father Bernard was also stabbed but survived.

The youth, from Mill Hill, appeared for a brief hearing, during which he spoke only to confirm his identity.

He was remanded in custody by the Recorder of London, Judge Peter Beaumont QC, ahead of a plea and case management hearing on September 6.

He has yet to enter pleas to charges of murder, attempted murder, unlawful wounding and violent disorder.

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Christopher Walters, 23, of Lovett Way, Neasden, faces identical charges and will appear alongside the 16-year-old on September 6.

Two boys aged 15, a 16-year-old, two 17-year-olds, two 18-year-olds, and four men aged 19, 20, 25, and 31, have been bailed to return to a police station at a later date.