Fourth man due in court charged with murder of Hackney man Aarron McKoy

A fourth man has been charged in connection with death of Hackney man Aarron McKoy, who was gunned down in Clerkenwell while celebrating his birthday in the early hours of New Year’s Day.

Perrie Dennis, 22, of Thornbury Close, Stoke Newington, is due to appear at Thames Magistrates Court on Tuesday (Feb 28) charged with murder.

Aarron, 22, of no fixed address, was shot in Portpool Lane shortly before 4.10am on January 1.

Police said the killing followed a fight outside the Clerkenwell House Wine Bar in Hatton Wall during which a 24-year-old man was also stabbed.

He was taken to hospital but later discharged.


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Three men have already been charged in relation with Aarron’s murder.

Ceon Hewitt, 21, of Wickford in Essex, is charged with murder and will appear at the Old Bailey on 13 April.

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Alongside him will be Jack Nichols, 20, of Wickford, Essex, and Dean Smith, 25, of Lordship Road, Stoke Newington, both charged with murder and possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life.

Kieron Caesar, 23, from Hackney, is charged with causing grievous bodily harm to a 24-year-old man in Clerkenwell on January 1.

He is in custody waiting to appear at Snaresbrook Crown Court on March 22.

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