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Lewis Blackman, AKA Dotz, fatal stabbing: Fifth teenage boy charged with murder of Kentish Town 19-year-old

PUBLISHED: 11:12 15 March 2018 | UPDATED: 11:15 15 March 2018

A fifth teenage boy has been charged with murder following the fatal stabbing of Lewis Blackman, AKA Dotz. Picture: MET POLICE

A fifth teenage boy has been charged with murder following the fatal stabbing of Lewis Blackman, AKA Dotz. Picture: MET POLICE

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A fifth teenage boy has been charged with the murder of 19-year-old Lewis Blackman.

Friends and family held a vigil for Dotz on  the Peckwater Estate.Friends and family held a vigil for Dotz on the Peckwater Estate.

Mr Blackman, also known as ‘Dotz’, died from stab wounds in Logan Place, Kensington, in the early hours of Sunday, February 18.

Three 16-year-olds and a fourth boy, aged 17, have already been charged.

A fourth 16-year-old was charged with murder and possession of a blade yesterday.

He was remanded in custody to appear at Wimbledon Magistrates’ Court today, Thursday 15 March. He will appear at the Old Bailey on Friday, 16 March.

Mr Blackman, a former Acland Burghley pupil from Kentish Town, was given first aid after he was found injured at 3.20am, but he died at the scene.

A post-mortem examination found he died from stab wounds to the chest.

Two other teens, aged 19 and 16, have been released under investigation.


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