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Boy, 14, charged with murder after stabbing

The teenager – who cannot be named for legal reasons – will appear at the Old Bailey on Thursday over the death of Mark Fontaine.

A 17-year-old boy who was arrested on 4 June on suspicion of murder remains in custody at a north London police station.

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Forensic officers at the scene of Mr Fonatine's death
Image:Forensic officers at the scene of Mr Fontaine’s death
Boy, 14, charged with murder after stabbing
Boy, 14, charged with murder after stabbing

Emergency services were called at about 10.20pm on 30 May following reports of a stabbing on Cathcart Road.

Mr Fontaine, a 41-year-old from Walthamstow, died at the scene about 40 minutes later.

The cause of death was recorded as multiple stab wounds.

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The defendant appeared at Highbury Magistrates Court on Tuesday and remains in custody at a north London police station.

Police have urged anyone with any information to contact them on 020 8358 0200, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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