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Man charged with murder after double shooting in East Finchley

PUBLISHED: 09:27 21 September 2016 | UPDATED: 09:27 21 September 2016

Annie Besala Ekofo and her nephew, Bervil Kalikaka-Ekofo

Annie Besala Ekofo and her nephew, Bervil Kalikaka-Ekofo

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A 24-year-old man will appear in court today following the deaths of an aunt and her nephew in East Finchley.

Obina Ezeoke, 24, of no fixed address has been charged with two counts of murder following the deaths of Annie Besala Ekofo and her nephew, Bervil Kalikaka-Ekofo, in East Finchley.

Mother-of-nine Annie Besala Ekofo, 53, and her 21-year-old nephew Bervil Kalikaka-Ekofo were gunned down at around 6am on Thursday September 15 at a house in Elmshurst Crescent.

A post-mortem examination on Bervil Kalikaka-Ekofo found cause of death was a gunshot wound to the head.

Four other people, including a child, who were also inside the address at the time were not harmed.

Obina Ezeoke will appear in police custody at Hendon Magistrates’ Court today.

A 20-year-old man remains on bail until a date in late October.

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