Fourth teen arrested on suspicion of Somerford Grove murder of Tashaûn Aird, 15

Tashaûn Aird, 15, died after he was allegedly stabbed in Hackney on Monday, May 6. Picture: Met Poli

Tashaûn Aird, 15, died after he was allegedly stabbed in Hackney on Monday, May 6. Picture: Met Police - Credit: Archant

Another teenager has been arrested on suspicion of the murder of 15-year-old Tashaûn Aird in Stoke Newington.

The 15-year-old boy was taken into into custody at a south London police station this morning.

Three teenagers have already been charged with his murder.

A 15-year-old boy was charged on June 8 with murder, GBH with intent in relation to a second victim stabbed that night, and possession of an offensive weapon.

A 16-year-old boy was charged with the same offences on June 7, as well as possession of cannabis.


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Romaine Williams-Reid, 18, of Erith Crescent, Romford, was charged on May 6 with murder and grievous bodily harm.

They will all appear at the Old Bailey on July 25.

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Tashaûn was stabbed in the lung shortly before 9pm on May 1. Officers and medics fought to save his life, as passers-by had already done, but he was pronounced dead just before 10pm.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 020 8721 4266.

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