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Teenager accused of stabbing Lamarni Hylton-Reid in Homerton pleads not guilty

PUBLISHED: 11:54 14 November 2013 | UPDATED: 13:02 14 November 2013

Lamarni Hylton-Reid, 20, died after being knifed in Homerton on August 21

Lamarni Hylton-Reid, 20, died after being knifed in Homerton on August 21

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A teenager accused of stabbing a 20-year-old man to death in Homerton has pleaded not guilty.

The 17-year-old, who cannot be named for legal reasons, stands accused of killing Lamarni Hylton-Reid in Homerton High Street on August 21 this year.

Mr Hylton-Reid, of Warwick Grove, Clapton, was found suffering from a stab wound shortly after 5pm.

He was taken to an East London hospital but died from his injuries later that evening.

This morning at a plea and case management hearing at the Old Bailey, the 17-year-old boy pleaded not guilty via video link from a young offender’s institution.

A trial has been set for February 10.


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