Detectives investigating the death of a man in North Finchley have charged a man with murder.
Nicholas Sutin, 55, died after being involved in a fight in Ballards Lane in the early hours of Friday May 27.
Emergency services were called near Tally Ho Corner at 4.05am and found Mr Sutin with serious neck injuries. He died at the scene.
A post-mortem examination carried out at Northwick Park Hospital morgue the next day found the cause of death to be head wounds and a stab wound to the neck.
Serious police incident,
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Detectives have been investigating the death and have made two arrests so far.
Jermaine Myers, 36, of Woodhouse Road, North Finchley was arrested on Saturday evening (May 26).
The Metropolitan Police confirmed he was charged with the murder of Mr Sutin on Sunday.
He was also charged with possession of an offensive weapon and possession of a sharp/bladed object.
A 40-year-old man also being held on suspicion of murder has been released on bail until the end of June.
Myers will appear in custody at Willesden Magistrates Court on Monday, May 30.
Chief Detective Inspector Linda Bradley of the Met’s Specialist Crime Command, who is leading the investigation, said over the weekend: ‘Our investigation into Nicholas’ death is continuing apace and officers working around the clock to establish exactly what happened.
“My team continues to work in the area to identify anyone who may have seen or heard anything that may assist the investigation. Officers have already spoken to several witnesses, but I encourage anyone else with information to contact us immediately.”
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call 101, providing reference 879/27MAY.
Information can also be provided to Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.
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This notice was published: 2022-05-30 06:42:00