Man, 21, charged with North Woolwich murder of Jordan Ajobo

Adetokunbo Jordan Ajobo. Picture: Metropolitan Police

Adetokunbo Jordan Ajobo. Picture: Metropolitan Police - Credit: Metropolitan Police

A man has been charged with the murder of a 21-year-old man who was stabbed to death in North Woolwich.

Adetokunbo Jordan Ajobo, known as Jordan, died in hospital after being found with critical knife wounds in Pier Road, shortly after 8pm on November 8.

A 21-year-old man, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was arrested in Leeds on Wednesday, November 29 and was charged with Jordan’s murder the following day.

After appearing at Thames Magistrates’ Court on Friday, December 1, he was remanded to appear at the Old Bailey on Tuesday.

He now faces a trial in early June 2018 and has been remanded until then.

Two other men, both aged 21, were arrested by police in connection with the investigation on November 20.

One was arrested on suspicion of murder and subsequently bailed to a date in mid-December, while the second individual was arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender and released under investigation.

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