A fourth youth has been charged with the murder of Lewis Blackman, after he died following a stabbing in West Kensington.
Detectives investigating the fatal stabbing of the 19-year-old Kentish Town rapper arrested a 16-year-old boy on Monday (March 5).Police charged the teenager with murder on Tuesday (March 6) and the 16-year-old appeared in custody at Wimbledon Magistrates’ Court on the same day.
The teen will next appear at the Old Bailey on Thursday (March 8).
At around 3.20am on February 18, officers on patrol were responding to reports of a large number of vehicles in Logan Place, following a nearby party when they discovered a male with stab injuries.
They administered first aid prior to the arrival of London Ambulance Service.
Despite extensive efforts to revive him, the man, Lewis Blackman, was pronounced dead at the scene at 3.46am.
Police previously appealed for party-goers in the area the night of the incident to come forward with information.
Two youths, aged 16 and 17, previously appeared at Croydon Magistrates’ Court on Thursday (March 1) charged with murder and violent disorder, while a third youth, aged 16, also appeared in court charged with murder.