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Second man charged with murder after Wembley stabbing

A second man has been charged with murder following a fatal stabbing in Wembley.

Micah Hines, 20, of Victoria Avenue, Brent was charged on Thursday, 5 October with the murder of 25-year-old Hamza Iqbal and possession of an offensive weapon.

He appeared at Willesden Magistrates’ Court on Friday, 6 October and was remanded in custody to next appear at the Old Bailey on Tuesday, 10 October.

An investigation was launched after police were called just after 23:00hrs on Sunday, 24 September to reports of a stabbing in Olympic Way, Wembley.

Officers and London Ambulance Service attended and found Hamza Iqbal suffering injuries – he was taken to hospital but died a short time later.

A post-mortem examination took place on Wednesday, 27 September and gave a preliminary cause of death as sharp force trauma to the chest.

Joshua Oladele, 19, of Wyld Way, Wembley has previously been charged with murder and possession of an offensive weapon.

Another man – aged 19 – was arrested on suspicion of murder as part of this investigation and bailed pending further enquiries to a date in December.

A 19-year-old woman and a 29-year-old woman, arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender, have been bailed pending further enquiries to dates in December.

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