Hackney burglary link to Wood Green murder

Isaiah Ekpaloba

Isaiah Ekpaloba - Credit: Archant

A 17-year-old youth from Hackney has been charged with conspiracy to commit burglary in connection with the murder of 18-year-old Isaiah Ekpaloba.

Isaiah Ekpaloba, an aspiring rapper, was stabbed on Maryland Road in Wood Green on Friday January 9 and later died in hospital.


The 17 year-old was arrested on January 14 and has been remanded in custody to appear at Wood Green Crown Court on January 29.

Two female youths – a 16-year old and a 17-year old from Enfield - have also been arrested for the same offence, and have been bailed until February.

Jaydee Dorsett , 19 of Maryland Road, Wood Green, has been charged with Mr Ekpaloba’s murder, and has been remanded to appear at the Old Bailey on April 1.