A man has been charged with two counts of murder after a triple stabbing.

Abel Chunda, 27, of Highgate Hill, has been charged with two counts of murder, one count of attempted murder and possession of an offensive weapon.

He was arrested on Monday (June 3) has been remanded in custody to appear at Highbury Corner Magistrates' Court today (July 5).

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Police were called to Elthorne Road in Archway to reports of a stabbing at around 11.30pm on June 29.

Leonardo Reid, 15, from Islington was found with stab wounds and pronounced dead at the scene shortly after midnight.

A man, 23, also suffering from stab wounds was rushed to a west London hospital where he later died.

A post-mortem examination gave a provisional cause of death for both victims as a stab wound to the chest.

A third victim, believed to be 28, was also found in the area with a stab wound.

He remains in a north London hospital and his condition is not thought to be life threatening.

Another male, 17, who was arrested on suspicion of murder and attempted murder on Monday (June 3), has been released on bail.

A 46-year-old was also arrested on Saturday afternoon (July 1) on suspicion of murder and attempted murder.

He was taken to a north London police station and was subsequently released with no further action.

Anyone who has information that could help police should call 101 or tweet @MetCC quoting reference CAD 9383/29Jun.

To remain 100% anonymous please call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.