Search

Second teenager charged in connection with Baptista Adjei death

PUBLISHED: 10:54 16 October 2019 | UPDATED: 10:54 16 October 2019

Baptista Adjei, 15, from North Woolwich. Picture: Met Police

Baptista Adjei, 15, from North Woolwich. Picture: Met Police

Met Police

A second teenager has been charged in connection with the death of Baptista Adjei, who was fatally stabbed in Stratford.

The 15-year-old boy is set to appear at Stratford Magistrates' Court today (Wednesday, October 16) charged with conspiracy to murder.

You may also want to watch:

He was arrested yesterday (Tuesday, October 15) along with a 16-year-old boy, who has been released on bail pending further enquiries.

Another boy, 15, has already been charged with murder, grievous bodily harm with intent in relation to another 15-year-old victim and two counts of possession of an offensive weapon. He is due to appear at the Old Bailey today.

St Bonaventure's pupil Baptista, also 15, was pronounced dead at the scene in the Broadway on the afternoon of Thursday, October 10.


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Newham Recorder. Click the link in the orange box below for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years, through good times and bad, serving as your advocate and trusted source of local information. Our industry is facing testing times, which is why I’m asking for your support. Every single contribution will help us continue to produce award-winning local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Thank you.

Most Read

Comments have been disabled on this article.

Most Read

Latest from the Newham Recorder