Boy, 16, is charged with murdering 21-year-old man who was stabbed to death in London

  • Meshach Williams, 21, was stabbed to death in Harlesden on April 23
  • He was rushed to hospital following the knife attack where he later died 
  • A 16-year-old boy is the fourth person to be charged with Mr Williams' murder
  • Three men aged 18, 19 and 24 have earlier been charged with the death

Meshach Williams, 21, was murdered in Harlesden, north west London on April 23. Mr Williams was the 39th murder victim in London of 2019. The 16 year old boy is the fourth person charged with Mr Williams' murder

Meshach Williams, 21, was murdered in Harlesden, north west London on April 23. Mr Williams was the 39th murder victim in London of 2019. The 16 year old boy is the fourth person charged with Mr Williams' murder

A 16-year-old boy has been charged in connection with the stabbing murder of 21-year-old man in north-west London in April.

The teenager is accused of stabbing Meshach Williams in Brent on April 24. 

He was arrested by the Metropolitan Police on Thursday and is due to appear at Willesden Magistrates' Court on Saturday.   

Police were called by the London Ambulance Service at 9.07pm on Tuesday, April 23, to High Street, NW10, following reports of a stabbing.

A man, later formally identified as Meshach Lee Mitchell Williams, was taken to hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 2.47am on Wednesday, April 24.

Mr Williams was the 39th person murdered in London this year. 

He was attacked on Harlesden High Street and ran into a nearby bookmakers seeking help where he collapsed.  

A post-mortem examination identified stabbing as the cause of death.

Three other men aged 19, 18 and 24 have previously been arrested and charged in connection with Mr Williams's murder and are due to face trial in November.

 

Boy, 16, is charged with murdering 21-year-old man who was stabbed to death in London 

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